The Secrets of Happy Families
Don’t worry about family dinner. Let your kids pick their punishments. 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.
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.