Prime-Time Parenting (Paperback)
The Two-Hour-a-Day Secret to Raising Great Kids
Da Capo Lifelong Books, 9780738284613, 256pp.
Publication Date: September 4, 2018
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 hours between 6 and 8pm will never be the same!
About the Author
Praise For Prime-Time Parenting: The Two-Hour-a-Day Secret to Raising Great Kids…
"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