Apply the best science to all your parenting decisions with thisessential A-Z guide to your infant's first year from the New York Times bestselling co-author of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline
Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., is the founder and executive director of The Center for Connection, a multidisciplinary clinical practice, and of The Play Strong Institute, a center devoted to the study, research, and practice of play therapy through a neurodevelopmental lens. The co-author of four other popular parenting books-including the New York Times bestsellers The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline-she is a licensed clinical social worker, providing pediatric and adolescent psychotherapy and parenting consultations. Dr. Bryson keynotes conferences and conducts workshops for parents, educators, clinicians, and industry leaders around the world. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California and lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.
"An easy-to-read, deeply practical guide."-MindBodyGreen
"How can we raise our children to be safe and healthy in a world where there's a study backing almost every point of view? Only with Tina Payne Bryson leading the way. She combines the brains of a scientist, the communication skills of a storyteller, and the empathy of a fellow parent to ease you through the first year of your baby's life. Her bottom line is top-notch, indispensable advice."-Cara Natterson, MD, author of Decoding Boys
"Louis Pasteur once said that 'chance favors the prepared mind.' This insightful book ensures you'll be prepared for parenthood and all the chance happenings that come with it. The bottom line? Tina Payne Bryson's scientific training, intelligence, compassion, and personal experience make this an essential guide to making all your important parenting decisions."-Daniel J. Siegel, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline