The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read by Philippa Perry audiobook

The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read: (And Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did)

By Philippa Perry
Read by Philippa Perry

Penguin Audio 9781984879554
8.38 Hours 1
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"A beautifully comprehensive look at what it might mean to be a sane and emotionally intelligent parent . . . hugely warm, wise, hopeful and encouraging."--Alain de Botton, author of How Proust Can Change Your Life Instant #1 Sunday Times Bestseller Every parent wants their child to be happy and every parent wants to avoid screwing them up (the way their parents did!). But how do you do that? In this absorbing, clever, and warm book, renowned psychotherapist Philippa Perry tells us what really matters and what behavior it is important to avoid--the vital dos and don'ts of parenting. Her approach begins with parents themselves and their own psychological make-up and history--and how that in turn influences one's parenting. Instead of mapping out the "perfect" plan, Perry offers a big-picture look at the elements that lead to good parent-child relationships. This refreshing judgement-free book will help you to:     Understand how your own upbringing may affect your parenting     Accept that you will make mistakes and learn what you can do about them     Break negative cycles and patterns     Handle your own and child's feelings     Understand what different behaviors communicate Full of sage and sane advice, The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read is one every parent will want to read and every child will wish their parents had. A PAMELA DORMAN BOOKS/VIKING LIFE TITLE

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"A beautifully comprehensive look at what it might mean to be a sane and emotionally intelligent parent . . . hugely warm, wise, hopeful and encouraging."--Alain de Botton, author of How Proust Can Change Your Life Instant #1 Sunday Times Bestseller Every parent wants their child to be happy and every parent wants to avoid screwing them up (the way their parents did!). But how do you do that? In this absorbing, clever, and warm book, renowned psychotherapist Philippa Perry tells us what really matters and what behavior it is important to avoid--the vital dos and don'ts of parenting. Her approach begins with parents themselves and their own psychological make-up and history--and how that in turn influences one's parenting. Instead of mapping out the "perfect" plan, Perry offers a big-picture look at the elements that lead to good parent-child relationships. This refreshing judgement-free book will help you to:     Understand how your own upbringing may affect your parenting     Accept that you will make mistakes and learn what you can do about them     Break negative cycles and patterns     Handle your own and child's feelings     Understand what different behaviors communicate Full of sage and sane advice, The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read is one every parent will want to read and every child will wish their parents had. A PAMELA DORMAN BOOKS/VIKING LIFE TITLE

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Author Bio: Philippa Perry

Author Bio: Philippa Perry

Philippa Perry is a psychotherapist and writer who has written pieces for the Guardian, the Observer, Time Out, and Healthy Living magazine and has a column in Psychologies Magazine. In 2010, she wrote the graphic novel Couch Fiction, in an attempt to demystify psychotherapy. She lives in London and Sussex with her husband, the artist Grayson Perry, and enjoys gardening, cooking, parties, walking, tweeting, and watching telly.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Psychology
Runtime: 8.38
Audience: Adult
Language: English