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Also by Bruce Feiler:

The First Love Story, April 2017
Hardcover
The Secrets Of Happy Families, February 2013
Hardcover
The Council Of Dads, May 2010
Hardcover
America's Prophet, October 2009
Hardcover
Walking the Bible, November 2005
Hardcover
Where God Was Born, September 2005
Hardcover

The Secrets Of Happy Families
Bruce Feiler

Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out and Play, and Much More

William Morrow
February 2013
On Sale: February 19, 2013
304 pages
ISBN: 0061778737
EAN: 9780061778735
Kindle: B0089LOHHO
Hardcover / e-Book
$26.99
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Self-Help | Non-Fiction

  • Don't worry about family dinner.
  • Let your kids pick their punishments.
  • Ditch the sex talk.
  • Cancel date night.

These are 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 best practices.

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 happier?

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.

Media Buzz

On Point - August 14, 2013
Good Morning America - May 12, 2013
On Point - March 25, 2013
Tavis Smiley - March 20, 2013
Katie - March 6, 2013
All Things Considered - February 22, 2013
Good Morning America - February 19, 2013
Weekend Edition Sunday - February 17, 2013

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