Why Will No One Play With Me? author, parenting and social skills expert Caroline Maquire introduces the Play Better Plan to Help Kids Make Friends and Thrive.
The Wonder Weeks – A Stress-free Guide to Your Baby's Behaviour by Xaviera Plas-Plooij, Frans X. Plooij and Hetty van de Rijt is based on bround-breaking behavioural research in the Netherlands and has become a word-of-mouth sensation. New mum Jo Roberts found it a reassuring guide.
Advice From The UK’s Leading Nutritionist Dr Marilyn Glenville’s latest book Natural Alternatives to Dieting
Anne Coates reviews three chilling novels – On My Life by Angela Clark, Sam Carrington's The Missing Wife and Ruby Speechley's début Someone Else's Baby – with babies at the heart of the narrative.
RHS Colour Companion: A Visual Dictionary of Colour for Gardeners reviewed by Christine Mayle.
Worst Case Scenario by Helen Fitzgerald is both dark and extremely funny writes Anne Coates.
How to Raise Successful People by Esther Wojcicki - subtitled simple lessons for radical results – isn't a parenting guide telling you what to to but helps parents think about core values and to think about your parenting philosophy. Reviewed by Anne Coates.
Anne Coates takes a look at parenting and family themes in recent contemporary fiction: This Child of Ours by Sadie Pearse (Sphere) and Call Me Star Girl by Louise Beech (Orenda Books).
9 Ways to a Resilient Child by Dr Justin Coulson PhD reviewed and highly recommended by Anne Coates.
Meghan Cox Gurdon celebrates "The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud in the Age of Distraction" in her fascinating book: The Enchanted Hour published by Piatkus.
The second in a series of articles looking at fiction with parenting as a strong theme. These three excellent books have a lone parent as the protagonist: Picking up the Pieces by Jo Worgan, Death in Dulwich by Alice Castle and The Stranger Diaries by Elly Griffiths reviewed by Anne Coates.
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