I Can Fix This: And Other Lies I Told Myself While Parenting My Struggling Child

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Penguin Life
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5.82 X 8.52 X 0.94 inches | 0.73 pounds

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About the Author
Kristina Kuzmic was born in Croatia and is a world-renowned speaker known for her unique insight and humor on family-related topics. She currently lives with her husband in Southern California, where her most important, rewarding, and exhausting careers include being a sanitation engineer, chef, chauffeur, and conflict-resolution guru for her three (mostly satisfied) clients--her children.
Praise for I Can Fix This

"By offering us an in-depth account of her most vulnerable and maddening moments as a mother of a child in anguish, Kristina Kuzmič gives us a story as close to an emotional road map as possible."
--Dr. Shefali Tsabary, New York Times bestselling author of The Parenting Map

"I expected to be moved. I didn't expect I Can Fix This to be a page-turner, to make me laugh, to give me a better script for parenting through the hardest of times, and to leave me with renewed hope."
--Michelle Icard, bestselling author of Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen and Eight Setbacks That Can Make a Child a Success

"The heart-wrenching and ultimately hope-filled journey of parenting a beloved child struggling with mental health and substance abuse. As a clinician and a mom, I so appreciated Kuzmič's extreme candor, humility, and empathy tackling a topic that is all too often kept in the shadows, leaving parents to suffer in silence. I encourage every parent, but especially those with kids who are struggling, to read I Can Fix This. You will find solace, understanding, and perspective that will not only help your family survive, but hopefully thrive as a result."
--Dr. Laura Berman, New York Times bestselling author of Real Sex for Real Women and Talking to Your Kids About Sex

"This book is so honest, reminding us that we are not alone in our parenthood journey, and that what our mind tells us is not always true. It is the perfect example of how showing up day after day, week after week, year after year is all the true love that our child needs. It won't be easy, and it will be far from perfect, but it will be real. Kristina and this book could not set a better example."
--Dr. Neela Sethi, general pediatrics and adolescent medicine, teen mental health advocate