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

Sound parenting advice based on psychology

By Philippa Perry
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The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did) by Philippa Perry

The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did) (2019) is exactly what it sounds like: a book on raising children and a trove of practical knowledge that you can’t help thinking your childhood would have benefited from. Spotlighting mental health and emotional development, this book takes an alternative approach to parenting that’s apt for our modern world.

  • Parents who want to improve their kid’s childhood
  • Parents-to-be wishing to reduce the learning curve
  • Your inner child

Philippa Perry is a British psychotherapist and author. Her previous books include Couch Fiction: A Graphic Tale of Psychotherapy (2010) and How to Stay Sane (2012).

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