There's little doubt that parenting can be one of the most rewarding and satisfying experiences you'll ever have. But it can be plenty tough, too: Around the clock, you're working to keep your little one healthy, teach her the difference between right and wrong, and make sure none of her little fingers find their way to the electrical outlets, the dog's nose, or grandpop's cup of coffee. In YOU: Raising Your Child, Drs. Mehmet Oz and Michael Roizen, the New York Times #1 bestselling authors of the YOU health series, help you navigate the often tricky journey of parenting with the ultimate guide to raising a happy, healthy child.
With humor and cutting-edge biological insights, the authors address everything from troubleshooting infant health issues to creating an environment that supports the emotional and intellectual development of your growing child. They talk about the various approaches to parenting—are you a Marshmallow Mommy or an Iron Maiden, passive or hyperinvolved? The docs help you identify your style of parenting, encouraging passive parents to create clear boundaries and hypervigilant ones to step back more often and let their kids develop. You will learn to become the ideal parent: firm but flexible. The docs also provide an extensive overview of nuts-and-bolts health problems—from asthma to fevers to emergency room visits and the sensitive issue of vaccinations.
I liked You: Having a Baby and I really liked this book too. Very insightful and I definitely found some of the tips in this book to be very useful and educational.
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Looks like authors create this book by compilig various sources. Too many general advices and not enough fresh ideas. Moreover it contained advices which is outdated and even harmful (not a lot but still)
The section of this book that dealt with childhood illness was a little longwinded but it was important. This was more of a health book than a book with tips on how to raise kids. But learning that you should let the child be his own person and not really push your ideas onto him was a good tip. I was looking for a book that dealt with the psychology of raising a child and not so much about germs. Pretty good though.