Dr. Jenn Berman





The A to Z Guide To Raising Happy Confident Kids

*Now available on Kindle!*

Mom’s Choice Award Gold Medalist in Parenting

Now available in Korean and Chinese!


About the Book
Reviews
What People Are Saying About The A to Z Guide
The Chapters: A to Z
Excerpts
Dr. Jenn Talks About The A to Z Guide
Where You Can Buy the Book

About the Book

As an experienced therapist, a parenting expert on television and radio, an award-winning columnist, and a parent, Dr. Jenn Berman provides insightful and informative advice to parents as they guide their children through early childhood. The A to Z Guide to Raising Happy, Confident Kids addresses twenty-six of the most important issues that modern parents face. Each self-contained and easy-to-read chapter covers a different topic, allowing busy parents to quickly find and read what they need. You’ll turn to this great resource again and again as your children grow.

Reviews
Parent Magazine
Mums the Word
Foreword Magazine
Los Angeles Family Magazine
El Diario
Mostly Multiples

What People Are Saying About The A to Z Guide

“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

The Chapters: A to Z

Introduction
A Is for Apple: Helping Your Children Form a Healthy Relationship with Food
B Is for Bogeyman: Understanding and Addressing Childhood Fears
C Is for Cheering: Being a Great Sports Parent
D Is for Double Trouble: Raising Twins
E Is for Eenie Meanie: Helping Children Become Good Decision Makers
F Is for Free to Be Me!: Raising Kids with Great Self-esteem
G Is for Gimme, Gimme: Raising Down-to-earth Children
H Is for Hero: Being a Great Dad
I Is for “I Don’t Wanna Go”: Helping the Child Who Doesn’t Want to Go to School
J Is for Jumping Jacks: Helping Your Children Love Exercise
K Is for Kitty Cat: Keeping Pets in the Home
L Is for Lovebug: Teaching Your Child about Love
M Is for Mary Poppins: Finding Good Childcare
N Is for Noodles and Nuggets: Eating Meals Together
O Is for Ouch: Making Visits to the Doctor Painless
P Is for Priorities: Spending Time with Loved Ones
Q Is for Quarters: Teaching Your Kids about Money
R Is for Riddles and Rainbows: Promoting Creativity in Your Child
S Is for SOS (Save Our Siblings): Dealing with Sibling Rivalry
T Is for Teletubbies: Understanding the Effects of TV on Your Child
U Is for Uno: Parenting Your Only Child
V Is for Vegging Out: Letting Your Child Have Downtime
W Is for Wedded Bliss: Keeping Your Marriage Strong
X Is for X Chromosome: Raising a Girl
Y Is for Y Chromosome: Raising a Boy
Z Is for Getting Zzz’s: Helping Your Child Get a Good Night’s Sleep
Acknowledgments
About the Author

Excerpts
The Well Mom- “Strengthen Your Relationship”

Dr. Jenn Talks About The A to Z Guide
Hear Dr. Jenn talking about The A to Z Guide to Raising Happy Confident Kids

Putfile - 1590 The Connection 529 Dr Jenn Berman
Radio Show - Turn On Your Inner Light (June 12, 2007)
HealthRadio.Net - Health Talk for Every Body
The Michael Dresser Show: Lifestyle Talk Radio (Syndicated) (5-31-07)
Something You Should Know - Current Programs

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