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The Working Parent’s Survival Guide:

How to Parent Smarter Not Harder


“Cleare offers spot-on advice for working parents in her insightful debut. Cleare’s advice is practical and specific, and her tone encouraging. This will be a lifeline for parents struggling to find balance.” Publishers Weekly

“I love the “can do” approach and the lack of judgement about working mothers. I love that it is about parenting and not mothering. Every chapter is full of easy-to-implement small fixes, which I am betting will add up to a big improvement in everyone’s well-being.” Rachel Connelly, PhD, coauthor of “Professor Mommy: Finding Work-Family Balance in Academia”

“This book contains a wealth of strategies that can help alleviate the daily stresses that come with parenting and also help guide children in taking ownership of their lives and developing a high self-esteem and sense of fulfillment.” Douglas Haddad, award-winning educator and author of “The Ultimate Guide to Raising Teens and Tweens”

“The Working Parent’s Survival Guide is a must-read for anyone who’s struggled to balance the demands of work and the pull of family…. Cleare offers readers proven strategies for (re)connecting with their kids and reclaiming home-time from work-think. Her advice for fostering a less-stressed, more fulfilling environment at home should be required reading for busy parents of little humans.” Deborah Vlock, author of “Parenting Children with Mental Health Challenges: A Guide to Life with Emotionally Complex Kids”

Published in the USA by Rowman & Littlefield and also available as an audiobook and as an ebook from all major online booksellers.

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book cover of The Working Parent's Survival Guide by parenting expert Anita Cleare

Available as audiobook! The Working Parent’s Survival Guide is available in the US as an audiobook.

International editions: Available in the UK as The Work/Parent Switch. Also available in German, Chinese, Polish and Romanian.

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