I don't usually take the time to write reviews but I loved this book so much I decided a review was in order. I'm a clinical psychologist and I work with lots of parents and teens. The sugar coated messages conveyed by most parenting books are doing families a terrible disservice with disastrous results. Mr. Winget's style is not for the faint of heart or those who don't want to hear ideas that will make them uncomfortable. I think the author successfully walks the line between being "in your face" and maintaining intelligent humor and credibility. Usually when I see an audiobook narrated by the author I'm hesitant to buy it because often the author believes s/he is a better narrator than s/he is. Not so with this book. Mr. Wingets reading of his own book adds a great deal to the overall experience of it. This book is a rare jewel and I will be recommending it to clients who need a wake up call or just want some straight talk about being the best parent they can be.
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