Britain's bestselling childcare author offers advice on preparing your child for school and nursery
Your child's first days at school and nursery are exciting times, but they can be very daunting - for both your child and yourself.
In this book, Gina Ford helps you calm any fears with practical advice on preparing your child to be confident and capable of taking these important new steps.
Find out how to:
- Lessen separation anxiety and regressive behaviour
- Help your child develop social skills and make friends
- Prepare your child for the new routines and environments
- Equip your child with the behavioural and mental skills they will need for the best start
With practical exercises for developing skills, plus detailed advice on overcoming any difficulties you might face, this book will ensure that both you and your child are fully prepared for this new stage in your lives.
About the Author
Gina Ford is Britain's bestselling childcare author whose first publication The Contented Little Baby has sold over a million copies and keeps going! With over thirty years hands-on experience as a maternity nurse, her advice and methods have been a godsend to tired, stressed parents throughout the world and have helped a generation of children go to bed on time and sleep calmly through the night.
"For an astonishing number of mothers, she has proved a saviour" * Daily Telegraph *
"Gina Ford is the Delia Smith of parenting ... while Delia tells you how to make the perfect omelette, Gina tells you how to nurture the perfectly happy baby" * You magazine *
"For me she was an absolute godsend" -- Kate Winslet
"Britain's best-known childcare guru" * The Times *