Part I: Understanding Your Children and Yourself.
Chapter 1: Becoming a Confident Parent.
Chapter 2: Knowing What Kind of Parent You Are – and Want to Become.
Chapter 3: Understanding Your Kids’ Needs.
Part II: Improving Your Basic Parenting Skills.
Chapter 4: Beginning with the End in Mind: Establishing Goals for Your Family.
Chapter 5: Communicating Effectively and Connecting with Your Children.
Chapter 6: Approaching Parenting With Common Sense.
Chapter 7: Maintaining Great Relationships.
Part III: Discipline.
Chapter 8: Getting Down to Earth and Practical: Disciplining Your Kids.
Chapter 9: Choosing Different Strategies for Different Ages.
Chapter 10: When the Going Gets Tough: Handling Conflict.
Part IV: Helping Your Child Cope with Common Problems.
Chapter 11: Coping with School.
Chapter 12: Helping Your Child Cope with Individual Problems.
Chapter 13: Helping Your Child Cope with Bigger Issues.
Part V: Being Different.
Chapter 14: Raising Children with Unique and Special Needs.
Chapter 15: Raising Twins, Triplets, and Multiple-Birth Children.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Things to Do Every Single Day as a Parent.
Chapter 17: Ten Techniques to Build a Happy Home.
Chapter 18: Ten Things to Do When It All Goes Pear-Shaped.
Chapter 19: Ten (or so) Top Resources for Parents.
""…the lay-out makes it an easy reference betwixt multi-tasks but also because it is scarily logical…"" (Families South East Magazine, June/July 2007)
""[an] outstanding book...goes straight to the heart of what our children need from us."" (Best, Tuesday 30th October 2007)