This first edition is the same as the second with the exception of the cover picture, the subtitle of the book and a few paragraphs at the beginning of the "Parenting with love" chapter.
In this wide-ranging and practical guide to parenting, There is clear information on the role of parents, important parenting skills, how our family backgrounds contribute to what we do, and the cycles and stages of childhood. They explore themes that relate to managing families, catering for the needs of parents and children, love and discipline, setting standards and limits, and integrating important values into parenting.
"At last the Mellors have written down their ideas on child-rearing. We have used their approaches for seventeen years and they really work," - George & Jenny, parents of three.