The 700 Habits of Highly Ineffective Parents

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Victory Books, Sep 1, 2010 - Humor - 260 pages
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Explores the world of the ineffective parent, that dismal figure traditionally held responsible for all the sins, problems, hang-ups and disappointments of their ungrateful progeny. This book outlines the ways in which a parent can go wrong. It is suitable for parents or those who think about embarking on that life-long adventure.
 

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The 700 Habits of Highly Ineffective Parents

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As a parent of a two-month-old, the opportunity to review this title was one that I could not pass up. But as I sat down to read, snatching moments between feeds, I struggled to get past chapter one ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Why Are We Doing This?
9
Preparing Yourselves
21
Preparing the Nest
31
Happy Birth Day
43
Precious Memories or What the Ineffective Parent Thinks Is Worth Keeping
51
Doctors and Nurses
61
Bedtime
77
Twins and Multiples
133
The Top Ten
147
The Active Child
157
Indoor Fun
173
Dinnertime
183
The Disciplined Child
203
Its Your Birthday
217
The Learning Child
229

The Creative Child
87
DayCare Dreaming
99
The Extended Family
109
The Inner Child
123
A Random Selection of Ineffective
245
Conclusion
253
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About the author (2010)

Jonathan Biggins is the director of revue for the Sydney Theatre Company. He is a former arts broadcaster for ABC and has written for Good Weekend magazine. He is the author of The 700 Habits of Highly Ineffective People and As It Were.

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