Book review: Involved Parenting

By Drum Digital
19 May 2016

Do you feel guilty when your commitments make it impossible for you to attend your child’s sporting or extra-mural events or have you given up hope of being

By Victorine Mbong Shu

Parents, are you overwhelmed in juggling the demands of work to provide for and caring for your family? “involved” because of your responsibilities?

If so, you are not alone. Mother- of-four Victorine Mbong Shu highlights the changing roles of modern-day parents, the emergence of new types of parents and the battle against growing materialism. She uses examples from her own life to share practical tips on how parents can be more involved in their children’s lives and deal with situations that impact on their behaviour.

This book is useful to parents, guardians and caregivers and provides hope that it is never too late to get involved or to build better relationships with your children.

Stop Complaining! and Bring Back Involved Parenting

By Victorine Mbong Shu

Profounder Publishing, R145

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