Sarah Ockwell-Smith is a parenting expert whose blog (at SarahOckwell-Smith.com) is read by two million parents each year. A trained prenatal teacher, birth and postnatal doula, and pediatric homeopath, she is also the cofounder of GentleParenting.com. Sarah lives with her family, including four school-age children along with cats and assorted farm animals, in a 350-year-old cottage in rural Essex, England. She is also the author of Gentle Discipline.
Praise for Sarah Ockwell-Smith and Ready, Set, Go!
"I love the way Sarah breaks the concept down into clear
guidelines -- without being strident about one right way to be a
parent -- and the way she addresses the challenge of shifting from
mainstream parenting to more gentle ways. The world can be a harsh
place; families don't have to be."
--Lawrence J. Cohen, PhD, author of Playful Parenting
"Provides a welcome antidote to the storm of advice that so
often overwhelms new parents."
--Dr. Laura Markham, author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids
"With her trademark forthright approach, Sarah Ockwell-Smith
offers advice and guidance for parenting children in a way that
encourages and enables them to grow and learn."
--Dr. Gill Rapley, author of Baby Led Weaning
"Sarah Ockwell-Smith does a fantastic job of clarifying the
research, pointing out the myths we have taken as fact, and the
biological realities for our little ones"
--Dr. Tracey Cassels, founder of www.evolutionaryparenting.com
"As always, Sarah has written a book that is easy to read and
jam-packed with new ideas to help little ones."
--Marneta Viegas, founder of www.relaxkids.com
"Beautifully written and explains the research exceptionally
well. It has just the right touch of explanation, reassurance and
science to help mothers feel confident."
--Diana West, international board certified lactation consultant, La Leche League leader and author