A beautifully written, lively exploration of the challenges involved in raising children — and the best we know today about how to meet those challenges. Entertaining and inspiring, this book belongs in the home of every parent (and grandparent!). — Nathaniel Branden, PhD, author of The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem
As a pediatrician and mom, I wish I could make this book required reading for all parents and caregivers. It is the perfect tool to help busy parents overcome the daily challenges of parenting. In an easy-to-read, enjoyable fashion, Dr. Jenn Berman provides effective strategies for raising emotionally healthy, resilient, and confident children. — Dr. Tanya Remer Altmann, pediatrician and editor-in-chief of The Wonder Years: Helping Your Baby and Young Child Successfully Negotiate the Major Developmental Milestones
Every parent should read this book! Dr. Jenn has managed to produce a well-researched and informative book that parents will actually enjoy reading. The A to Z Guide to Raising Happy, Confident Kids is filled with tons of helpful tips that parents can use. — Jill Spivack and Jennifer Waldburger, authors of The Sleepeasy Solution
The A to Z Guide to Raising Happy, Confident Kids is filled with wisdom and deep insight into modern parenting. From cultivating a healthy relationship with food and body to teaching your child about love and self-acceptance, this book gives parents the information they need on the issues that arise. Dr. Jenn has written a book that is a true gift to parents! — Elyse Resch, nutrition therapist and coauthor of Intuitive Eating
Parenting becomes infinitely easier if you remember that you were once a child, too. Dr. Jenn’s brisk and insightful guide to child rearing provides a welcome reminder that informed parenting results in better kids. The tips and cautions alone make this book a confidence booster for handling parental pressure. — Paul Petersen, child advocate and founder of A Minor Consideration
When they are all finally asleep in their beds and you have crawled into yours, The A to Z Guide to Raising Happy, Confident Kids is the perfect ray of hope to visit for courage, comfort, and practical solutions that will give you a restful night’s sleep. — Don Elium, bestselling author of Raising a Son, Raising a Daughter, Raising a Teenager, and Raising a Family
Reading this book is like sitting down with a trusted friend who just happens to know everything — from the intimate details of parenting to the big picture of raising a child. The chapter titles and subheads have the catchiness of pop tunes, while the content achieves breadth and depth with the grace of a superbly tuned orchestra. — Greg Keer, syndicated parenting columnist and publisher of www.familymanonline.com
G is for Great! I love Dr. Jenn’s The A to Z Guide to Raising Happy, Confident Kids. Its easy accessibility touches lightly, yet profoundly, on subjects we parents confront daily. Her practical advice mixed with insight on how to grow a confident, healthy individual is spot on. I will be sure to recommend this chock-filled reference to my patients and friends. I know it will have a place on my shelf for years to come. — Marilyn H. Kagan, LCSW
A helpful, practical approach to parenting. The personal anecdotes combined with clinical research makes this guide a must-have for parents. As pediatricians, we value the importance of raising a happy, healthy, and confident child. Dr. Jenn’s book will help parents accomplish this goal.— Scott Cohen, MD, FAAP, and Bess Raker, MD, FAAP, Beverly Hills Pediatrics
Finally, rather than a list of problems from A to Z, a refreshing, encouraging book for parents with answers from A to Z. — Rabbi Steven Z. Leder, author of The Extraordinary Nature of Ordinary Things and More Money Than God