The Secrets Of Happy Families
Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play, and Much More
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Hardcover / e-Book
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Self-Help | Non-Fiction
- Don't worry about family dinner.
your kids pick their punishments.
- Ditch the sex
- Cancel date night.
just a few of the surprising innovations in this bold
first-of-its-kind playbook for today's families. Bestselling
author and New York Times family columnist Bruce
Feiler found himself squeezed between caring for aging
parents and raising his children. So he set out on a
three-year journey to find the smartest solutions and the
most cutting-edge research about families. Instead of the
usual family "experts," he sought out the most creative
minds—from Silicon Valley to the set of Modern
Family, from the country's top negotiators to the Green
Berets—and asked them what team-building exercises and
problem-solving techniques they use with their families.
Feiler then tested these ideas with his wife and kids. The
result is a fun, original look at how families can draw
closer together, complete with two hundred never-before-seen
Feiler's life-changing discoveries
include a radical plan to reshape your family in twenty
minutes a week, Warren Buffett's guide for setting an
allowance, and the Harvard handbook for resolving conflict.
The Secrets of Happy Families is a timely,
counterintuitive book that answers the questions countless
parents are asking: How do we manage the chaos of our lives?
How do we teach our kids values? How do we make our family
Written in a charming, accessible style,
The Secrets of Happy Families is smart, funny, and
fresh, and will forever change how your family lives every day.
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