Pediatrician Dr. Clifford James has heard this question so many times in his 15 years in practice that he decided it might be a good idea to write a book with new parents in mind.
The user friendly and fact filled manual, “A first time parent’s survival guide: a how-to manual for the first two years,” is his answer to this conundrum and filled with the insights years of funny phone calls, badly behaved parents and children, medical knowledge, and his experience as a father of three have brought him.
The book is not meant to replace a child’s doctor or be an exhaustive pediatric text but to give parents a resource to save them time, money, and stress as they attempt to negotiate the challenges and joys of parenthood. It contains all the answers to the most common questions new parents ask from the quantity and color of wee and poo to serious illnesses and diseases.
The parent’s survival guide is also designed to bring a little lightheartedness to parenthood with quips, jokes and plenty of Dr. Clifford’s own disaster stories as a parent.
“Too often we as pediatricians and parents spend too much time emphasizing how much work and how hard it is to be a parent and we lose sight of the fact children are hilarious and a great source of joy,” Dr. Clifford says.
“Being a parent can be fun. It’s best to enjoy parenting as it happens instead of just looking back at it fondly when it is all over… Enjoy your baby and have fun with them. I can tell you, working with children is a fun job and has generated tons of stories and happy memories.”
With this in mind the text also contains delightful insights from the youngest member of the James’ family. Baby Kaden provides his own unique point of view about life and the role of his parents over a progressive two year dialogue explaining just why he cries when his mother goes to the bathroom, why his aim is so good whenever his diaper is removed and his take on a poo incident at a restaurant.
Dr. Clifford is the founder of www.pedvaccines.com and will launch a new website www.helpmommy.com in 2016. His practice is based in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
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About Dr. Clifford James
Cliff James lives in Oak Ridge, TN with his wife Kristi, sons Dalton, Tyler and Kaden, as well as some critters. He works in a busy pediatric office and has the time of his life doing what he knows he was meant to do… take care of children. He is the founder of www.pedvaccines.com and is currently working on a new website www.helpmommy.com which will be launching in 2016.
Company Name: “A First Time Parent’s Survival Guide”
Contact Person: Dr. Clifford James
Country: United States