Some parents make it all look easy. They always seem to know the right things to do and say, however tricky the situation. They have a seemingly instinctive ability to raise happy, confident, well-balanced children. Children who handle their emotions well, enjoy life, respect others, are decent and thoughtful and stand up for what they believe in. Is there something these parents know that the rest of us don't? Is it something we could learn? The answer is a resounding yes. They know The Rules of Parenting. The golden principles and behaviours that will guide you smoothly through the challenges of raising children. This new edition contains 9 new rules to help you keep calm and in control, and put your children on the path to becoming successful independent adults. You'll get more out of being a parent. They'll become all they can be.