- 9/10 Mums say they find combining work and family ‘very stressful’
- 9/10 Mums say they shout at their children more than they want to
- 9/10 Mums say they would describe themselves as ‘frantic’ and not being the mum they want to be
- 8/10 Mums say they ‘often’ feel ‘guilty’
- 10/10 Mums say they want to feel calmer
(PCA SURVEY RESULTS 2009 based on 300 mums)
Children don’t come with a set of instructions and being a mum, although rewarding, can be an unpredictable and challenging adventure, so to help guide you though the uncharted waters of parenthood is an invaluable new book: Mummy Coach – a practical and empowering guide that will help you to become the mum you truly want to be.
Written by one of the UK’s leading parenting experts, Lorraine Thomas, Mummy Coach focuses on the top 10 essential parenting skills and provides a practical and positive programme to develop parental expertise via three simple step skill builder strategies. From learning how to turn family life from frantic to fun to how to be great at discipline, by taking a just a few minutes each day on the exercises you can take your parenting skills to another level and see results from day one.
“As Chief Executive of The Parent Coaching Academy, I’ve worked with hundreds of mums who all know that being a parent is the most important job they’ll ever do and are passionate about getting it right,” said Lorraine. “But it’s tough, especially if you’re combining family with a demanding career. As a working Mum myself, I know just how challenging and stressful it can be. There’s always too much to do … and never enough Mum to go round.”