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Teach Yourself: Be a Great Step Parent

Suzie Hayman
Teach Yourself: Be a Great Step Parent
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Teach Yourself: Be a Great Step Parent

Suzie Hayman

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Written by the UK's number one parenting counsellor, Be a Great Step Parent: Teach Yourself is a practical guide to coping with the many issues faced by the blended family and deriving a positive relationship with your family members. It is full of straightforward and easy-to-follow advice that anyone can act on, with plenty of emotional support for you in times of need. It covers not just all the members of the family involved directly, but also such knock-on issues as grandparents and access. With help for children of all ages, mums and dads, it takes a step-by-step approach to the subject, covering everything from the earliest days of a new relationship to the issues raised by a new baby, with sensible information on finances and schools, and suggestions for stress-free holidays. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of PC care. THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

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About "Teach Yourself: Be a Great Step Parent"

Written by the UK's number one parenting counsellor, Be a Great Step Parent: Teach Yourself is a practical guide to coping with the many issues faced by the blended family and deriving a positive relationship with your family members. It is full of straightforward and easy-to-follow advice that anyone can act on, with plenty of emotional support for you in times of need. It covers not just all the members of the family involved directly, but also such knock-on issues as grandparents and access. With help for children of all ages, mums and dads, it takes a step-by-step approach to the subject, covering everything from the earliest days of a new relationship to the issues raised by a new baby, with sensible information on finances and schools, and suggestions for stress-free holidays. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of PC care. THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
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Meet the Author

Suzie Hayman

Suzie Hayman has been a trained counselor for more than 15 years and is the agony aunt for "Woman" magazine. She is a spokesperson/trustee for Family Lives and a trustee of The Who Cares Trust, for "looked after" children. She was the counselor on the BBC1 show "Stepfamilies." Hayman has written more than 20 books, including several Teach Yourself titles that have done well in the Uniited Kingdom and the United States.

Table Of Contents

  • :introduction part One €“ Getting Together       Early Days And Introductions       Moving In And Living Together       Practical Issues part Two €“ Coming Together       From Partner To Stepparent       Emotions       Chores, Rules, Traditions And Discipline part Three €“ Working Together       Sharing Children With Another Family       €œyou Can€™t Tell Me What To Do, You€™re Not My Mum/dad€       Different Parenting Styles       Schools €“ Choices, Contact.       Fighting The Myths       Financial Issues €“ Finances And Child Support, Names And Responsibilities       Grandparents And Other Family Members       Communication And Negotiation part Four €“ Moving On       New Babies For Both Parents       Building Cooperation And Avoiding Conflict       Finances       Legal Issues       Names And Identity       Looking After Yourselves appendix       Further Help €“ Organisations Providing Help And Recommended Reading List.

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  • Catalogue Code 364109
  • Product Code 9781444103816
  • ISBN 1444103814
  • EAN 9781444103816
  • Pages 336
  • Department General Books
  • Category Parenting
  • Sub-Category Parenting Children
  • Publisher Hachette Australia
  • Publication Date Nov 2010
  • Sales Rank #73019
  • Dimensions 199 x 130 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.320kg

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