Have you ever wondered why some parenting moments seem like complete disasters and others are treasures you want to remember forever? This parenting guide provides a unique, first-person perspective that gives the reader options to explore different choices and experience different outcomes, Adventures in Parenting: The Playdate combines entertaining, interactive fiction with real-world expertise from a licensed, clinical child psychologist. Join author Rob Daniels and Adam Hiebler for a discussion and book-signing! This event is free and open to the public.
In this story, parents will find themselves in familiar shoes as they navigate the playdate pitfalls of new faces, new places, and vastly different parenting styles. The goal is simple-- entertain the reader and empower the parent. The reality is there are many viable parenting methods to choose from. With 15 different endings (each with its own "post-game" analysis from Dr. Rob), this approach invites parents to take chances, make mistakes, and learn how to influence good and bad outcomes over time.
Dr. Rob Daniels is a leading child psychologist who specializes in practical, efficient, and effective strategies that make significant and lasting differences for children, families, and educators. Since founding the Chicago Children's Clinic in November 2000, Dr. Daniels has provided expert care to thousands of children and families. A graduate of the Improvisational Comedy Program at The Second City in Chicago, Dr. Rob is a sought-after speaker on television, radio, and within the community, offering practical parenting advice. He trains school districts, hospitals, and agencies in best practices in education and child psychology. Rob and his wife, Amy, are the proud parents of three fantastic children, Taylor, Emma, and Carter.
Adam Hiebeler is an award-winning advertising copywriter with more than a decade of experience on Madison Avenue leading work for iconic brands. He completed the Comedy Writing Program at The Second City in Chicago and recently had his first feature film produced in the UK. He met his best friend, Carrie, in high school chemistry class and the reaction has since yielded two gems, Holden and Ruby, who affectionately refer to him as "Mr. Dad."
Have you ever wondered why some parenting moments seem like complete disasters and others are treasures you want to remember forever? This parenting guide breaks the mold of the dry tomes gathering dust on most parents' nightstands.