The ACOA's guide to raising healthy children: a parenting handbook for adult children of alcoholics
Collier Books, Dec 1, 1988 - Family & Relationships - 271 pages
Parenting is a difficult task for anyone. For the adult children of alcoholics, it can be next to impossible. But now ACOAs have their own child-raising guide. Dr. Mastrich shows readers how to end the cycle of alcoholism by being a confident parent.
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