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Prime-Time Parenting

Prime-Time Parenting

The Two-Hour-a-Day Secret to Raising Great Kids

A two-hour school-night routine that helps parents support their children’s social, emotional and intellectual development

School nights are a real challenge for most parents. Just as your energy flags, a slew of parenting duties looms ahead. Learn how to create a two-hour school night routine that works for both parent and child. By following this two-hour ritual, you’ll be able to:
  • Bond with your children
  • Prepare and enjoy a nutritious dinner
  • Support your child’s organization and academic success
  • Read with your child
  • Follow a book-bath-bed routine to an early bedtime
  • Enjoy some “me” time once the kids are in bed
The benefits of Prime-Time Parenting include better nutrition, better school performance, a more organized home, and well-rested parents and children.

The hours between 6 and 8pm will never be the same!


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Genre: Nonfiction / Family & Relationships / Parenting

On Sale: September 4th 2018

Price: $15.99 / $20.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 256

ISBN-13: 9780738284613

Meet The Author: Heather Miller

Heather Miller is the Director of LePage-Miller, Inc, an education firm based in New York City. A graduate of MIT, the Harvard Graduate School of Education and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Miller has developed and delivered educational programs for over twenty years.

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"Prime-Time Parenting is a much needed and detailed guide for contemporary parents rearing children in a new and challenging digital society. Heather Miller provides a wealth of concrete practical suggestions for helping parents deal with the many obstacles screen technology poses for healthy parenting."—David Elkind, author of The Hurried Child and The Power of Play

"The step-by-step guide to school nights families have always wanted. Kids thrive in structure and Miller has created the perfect weeknight routine that helps children feel nurtured and families feel connected...all while getting things done!"—Kyle Schwartz, teacher and author of I Wish My Teacher Knew

"Prime Time Parenting belongs on the bookshelf of every parent who means well and tries hard, but is often so tired and stressed that the precious time we have with our families at the end of the day can unravel in chaos. Heather Miller has written a no-nonsense and supremely helpful guide designed to not only to bring sanity and structure to family evenings, but to create the space to connect with the very people who give our lives so much joy and meaning."

Brigid Schulte, award-winning journalist, author of the New York Times bestselling Overwhelmed and director of the Better Life Lab at New America

"In a fast-paced, information-rich world, parents need to work harder than ever to provide a nurturing, predictable and upbeat home life. Heather Miller's Prime Time Parenting helps parents define the best uses of technology for their growing children. This makes it an indispensable guide for the busy, modern parent."—Dr. Mariko Gakiya, SHINE Advisory Board Member, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
"No longer can parents complain that there are no owner's manuals for raising children. In Prime Time Parenting, Heather Miller presents an exemplary step-by-step guide to help parents make productive use of every minute during a critical and often stressful time in a family's day--six to eight p.m. weekdays. Based on best practices and organized around family routines and meaningful rituals, this engaging book provides a valuable resource for any parents interested in strengthening their family's health, happiness, and well-being."—Ron Slaby, PhD, Senior Scientist, Center on Media and Child Health, Boston Children's Hospital
"Prime Time Parenting is a simply brilliant balm for the digital age. Heather Miller provides a realistic blueprint for giving your children the childhood we all crave: one where families gather around dinner tables, linger over bedtime stories and tuck children into bed. As a parent of three boys and an expert in social and emotional learning, I think you'll find that this book helps you to regain connection with your children and enjoy valuable adult time, all while supporting healthy development for every member of the family."—Laura Parker Roerden, Author of Net Lessons and Executive Director, Ocean Matters
"Could revolutionize American households."—Seattle Book Review
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