Great Kids Don't Just Happen: 5 Essentials for Raising Successful Children

Paul Smolen (Author)


Great Kids Don't Just Happen

If there are children in your life, you need Dr. Smolen's research and wisdom!

Physically and emotionally healthy children are Great Kids. They are happier when young and thrive as adults.

Pediatrician Dr. Paul Smolen identifies five essential parenting elements which help develop happy and successful kids.
In Great Kids Don't Just Happen you will learn how to use those elements and nurture the children in your life.

The author's observations and advice are supported by scientific studies referenced throughout the book and personal observations from his many years of practice as a pediatrician. The five essential elements and how to apply them are made easy to understand in the warm words of one who knows, practices, and teaches from research, observation, and experience.

Learn how to provide:

  • Realistic praise
  • Consistent limits
  • A healthy emotional environment
  • Strong parental commitment
  • Stability

Dr. Smolen's research and wisdom are sure to be of great help for your family and loved ones.

Product Details

$14.95  $13.75
Torchflame Books
Publish Date
October 22, 2019
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.31 inches | 0.44 pounds

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About the Author

Dr. Paul Smolen, also known as Doc Smo by his friends, is a graduate of Duke University (1974), Rutgers Medical School (1978), and Wake Forest University-N.C. Baptist Hospital (1982). At Wake Forest University he completed a residency in general pediatrics, served as chief resident, and completed a fellowship in ambulatory pediatrics. Subsequently, he became board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in 1983 and completed his maintenance of certification through 2019. For the last 37 years, he has been an Adjunct Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, helping to train a generation of medical students and pediatric residents as well as author numerous research papers. He is currently a practicing pediatrician in Charlotte, NC. Doc Smo is a bona-fide expert in knowing what parents want and need to know about parenting and child health. He shares practical and useful advice with parents and children alike, firmly believing that an informed parent is a great parent. Whether teaching, practicing, blogging or writing, Doc Smo's mission is to improve the health and well-being of children.