One of the best books I have read on how to parent - it goes to the top of my list! (Sue Gerhardt, author of Why Love Matters)
Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson have created a masterful, reader-friendly guide to helping children grow their emotional intelligence. This brilliant method transforms everyday interactions into valuable brain-shaping moments. Anyone who cares for children-or who loves a child-should read. (Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence.)
Siegel and Bryson reveal that an integrated brain with parts that cooperate in a coordinated and balanced manner creates a better understanding of self, stronger relationships, and success in school, among other benefits. With illustrations, charts, and even a handy "Refrigerator Sheet," the authors have made every effort to make brain science parent-friendly. (Publisher's Weekly
"Fears? Fights? Frustrations? Help is here! Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson turn leading brain science into simple, smart-and effective-solutions to your child's struggles. (Harvey Karp, M.D., author of The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block)
Engaging read with fun illustrations. (Practical Parenting & Pregnacy's Book of the Month
Very approachable and readable. (Claire Parker Child and Adolescent Mental Health 19, No. 1
A pioneering and practical book for parents that explains the new science of how a child's brain is wired and how it matures.