A toddler meltdown over the wrong pair of pants, siblings fighting in the back of the car, constant struggles just to leave the house… these are some of the parenting dilemmas addressed in Now Say This the latest parenting guide by renowned parenting experts, Heather Turgeon and Julie Wright.
Now Say This is the second book from Turgeon and Wright based on their popular 3-step ‘ALP’ model – Attune, Limit Set, Problem Solve. Now Say This follows their best-selling parenting guide The Happy Sleeper.
Heather Turgeon, MFT, is a psychotherapist who writes about child development and parenting. Her writing has appeared on Babble (as the long-running ‘Science of Kids’ column), Salon, The Daily Beast, and others, and she has covered the topic of sleep for many outlets, including as a science writer for the National Sleep Foundation in the US. Heather lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two little ones.
Co-author Julie Wright, MFT, is one of Los Angeles’ best-known parenting group leaders, and has taught thousands of mums in her popular Wright Mommy and Me groups at the celebrated Pump Station & Nurtury. Julie is a psychotherapist whose work focuses on empathic, mindful parenting; attachment; and sleep. She has specialised training and experience in the 0-to-3 years, interning at Cedars Sinai Early Childhood Center in the US and LA Child Guidance Clinic. Julie also lives in Los Angeles with her son, and visits her East Coast family often.
Parents have the best intentions to be patient and loving, but in the heat of the moment they often find themselves feeling helpless, desperate, and so frustrated that they resort to yelling, threatening, bribing, or caving.
Now Say This, provides step-by-step advice for handling tantrums, sibling relationships, screen time and bed time. It answers the question ‘Now, what do you actually say?’ using scripts and body-language tips from real-life examples. User-friendly and research based, Now Say This transforms remarkable ideas into practical how-tos that busy parents can use right away.
Now Say This is published by Scribe and will be available in Australia in both paperback (RRP. $29.99) and ebook format from 18 June 2018.
Now Say This is available online from these retailers:
- Angus & Robertson Bookworld – paperback $25.49*
- Booktopia.com.au – paperback $23.95*
- Dymocks.com.au – paperback $27.99*
- QBD.com.au – paperback $29.99*
- TheNile.com.au – paperback $29.49* + free shipping
- Rakuten Kobo Australia – ebook $17.04*
*Prices are quoted in Australian dollars and are subject to change by the retailer