Single Mum Australia Book Review
Smart Parenting for Safer Kids
By Professor Freda Briggs
Helping children to make smart choices and stay safe
Smart Parenting for Safer Kids by Professor Freda Briggs is a practical guide for parents on how to keep their children safe from the dangers of modern society. Written by Professor Freda Briggs AO, Australia’s foremost expert in child protection, the book draws on her lifetime of experience to educate parents on how to deal with issues such as bullying, sexual abuse and developing children’s safety skills.
On top of that, the book’s wide scope ensures parents with children of all ages will receive advice on every stage of child development, from laying the foundations for a happy, healthy child to teaching children safety skills for dangerous situations and protecting them in cyberspace.
Smart Parenting for Safer Kids is a comprehensive, thought-provoking read which not only sheds light on some of the most difficult challenges parents will encounter when raising their children, but also provides a myriad of creative and practical solutions to resolving such difficulties.
“We teach children that goodness involves obedience to adults. Never say, ‘be good and do what you are told’ when you leave children with other people. Children will obey an abusive child-minder even when they know what is happening is wrong. They fear that disobedience will result in the minder and parents being angry and they risk losing their parents’ affection.”
“Smart Parenting for Safer Kids” is available directly from Professor Freda Briggs by emailing her at Freda.email@example.com. Smart Parenting is priced at $35.00, including postage.
About the Author
Dr Freda Briggs AO is Emeritus Professor in Child Development at the University of South Australia and author of “Smart Parenting for Safer Kids” and “Child protection : The essential guide”. Both books are available directly from Freda by emailing her at Freda.firstname.lastname@example.org Smart Parenting is priced at $35 and Child protection is priced at $59 including postage.
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