Modern Manners for Moms & Dads
A humorous etiquette guide for parents of young kids full of real-world advice on how to handle everyday embarrassing moments.When you’re raising kids, you’re thrown into dilemmas you could never have dreamed up. A diaper disaster in the middle seat during take-off. Naked baby bath photos your mother-in-law posts online without permission. An unexpected gift that leads to a tantrum in front of the gift-giver. How can you turn these into opportunities to be an A+ parent and friend, role model, and member of your community?Authors Sarah Davis, Ed.D., and Evie Granville, M.Ed., are educators, manners mavens, and creators of a blog and podcast dedicated to parenting etiquette. Their two families total six young kids. Modern Manners unpacks the complicated social code for parents of kids ages zero to five. Discover a public parenting style within a unique framework, analyze your gut reactions to sticky situations, and choose a course of action that balances the needs of parent, child and others.Written by and for busy parents, this guide includes parenting tips, lists, charts, pop quizzes, personal anecdotes, and practical advice. Get child rearing guidance from real experts on:Leading your family with kindness and awarenessSetting a good example (and realistic expectations) for little onesMaintaining friendships and good communicationPraise for Modern Manners for Moms & Dads“This book is a perfect new-parent gift. A must-read . . . . Evie and Sarah do an amazing job of giving you the framework needed to feel confident in your personal parenting situation.” —Heather Chauvin, TEDx speaker, podcaster, coach, and author of Dying to be a Good MotherEvie and Sarah bring such a bright, new take on “parenting books,” which usually focus on the child. This book takes EVERYONE into account. A must-read based on research, studies, and years of experience.” ?Eli Weinstein, licensed master social worker, podcaster, and creator of ELIvationThe publisher issues a notice regarding a design error occurring in the chart “Is Your Kid Too Sick to Leave the House?” on page 77 of the print book (chapter 2 in the eBook). The chart should advise against leaving the house with a child with a temperature of 100.4 and above. As stated by the authors, this book is not intended as a substitute for the medical advice of physicians. The reader should regularly consult a physician in matters relating to their health (and their children's) and particularly with respect to any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention. The authors and publisher advise readers to take full responsibility for their safety.
- 2020 Sarah Davis, Ed.D., and Evie Granville, M.Ed.
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