Author(s): Jamie Glowacki
"Toddlers, preschoolers, threenagers-whatever we want to call this age, it is a tumultuous time: I like to call it psychotically awesome." Bestselling author of Oh Crap! Potty Training and social worker Jamie Glowacki offers honest from-the-trenches parenting advice that will make life calmer, happier, and more fulfilling for you and your toddler. Wouldn't you like to do more with less? To move away from overscheduled, overstimulated helicopter parenting and toward imaginative, exploratory, independent discovery? Jamie gives you the tools you need to do exactly that as she explains: Why your parenting philosophy may be screwing you, How meaningful connection changes everything, The pitfalls of parental martyrdom-and the importance of self-care, How to get more time, Parental anxiety, and all the things that make it worse, Reactionary parenting; the good, the bad, and the ugly, Jamie empowers parents to trust their instincts. Her methods will help you experience the joy of parenting again and give your three- to five-year-old the freedom to grow at their own pace. Book jacket.