Parenting can feel overwhelming and exhausting. Even the most dedicated among us may sacrifice our own well-being on behalf of our kids—but that's the wrong thing to do.
There is a better way.
Parenting doesn't have to be a blur of sleep deprivation, stress, weight gain, and emotional chaos. You will be a better parent when you first take care of yourself. Doing that is not selfish. By learning how to balance caring for yourself and your kids, you will be a confident, calmer mom or dad. That may seem impossible, but it's not.
Pediatrician and single mom Alison Mitzner combines science-backed information with her own experience to fill the pages of Calm and Confident Parenting. She shares proven strategies and tools for making small changes to your mindset, routine, and habits. Her guide to manageable adjustments that improve your nutrition, focus on fitness, and—critically—organize your time will make you a happier, better parent. With Dr. Mitzner's steady and assured wisdom, you will be able to raise your children with calm confidence and enjoy your journey as a mother or father.