by Kyle Pruett, M.D.
Marsha Kline Pruett, Ph.D.
Does it sometimes seem like you and your spouse are on two different planets when it comes to raising your kids? Do you feel annoyed that your partner isn’t acting the “right way”—or doing his or her fair share?
From juggling child care to dividing up housework, the many stressful decisions that come with having a baby can erode even the strongest marriages. Now, in Partnership Parenting, leading researchers Dr. Kyle Pruett and Dr. Marsha Kline Pruett reveal how men and women naturally parent differently—and what can be gained by both approaches. While mothers tend to protect, offer help, and pull their kids close, fathers tend to push children toward exploration and independence. In fact, not always being on exactly the same page with your spouse—which on the surface may cause conflict—can actually strengthen your whole family.
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"In this book, Marsha and Kyle have combined clinical research (their
own and others') with their uncanny knack for synthesizing and
interpreting the science for today's young families."
T. Berry Brazelton, M.D.