What can you learn in an hour? * How to find the most effective parenting style * How to save your marriage from `a creeping separateness' * How to make time for your family * How to discover the magic of traditions * How to get your family through the tough times ...enough to transform your relationships - forever. This latest book in Rob Parsons' best-selling Sixty-Minute series offers 10 life lessons for a strong family life, drawn from Rob's own experience and from his encounters with people around the world. Combining practical wisdom and accessible advice with a wide range of case studies - and an engaging style - the book addresses 10 key areas, including making time for each other, taking time to talk, encouragement, parenting styles, handling conflict, the magic of traditions, appreciating the extended family and seizing the moment.
Rob Parsons is an international speaker on family life and business and a best-selling author. Each year he addresses thousands of people in live seminars, as well as on radio, television and film. In 1988 Rob founded 'Care for the Family', a charitable organisation which aims to promote strong family life and help those hurting because of family breakdown. Since it first began over 320,000 people have attended family-building events and courses run by the charity and thousands more families find support through its resources and other initiatives. Rob is particularly passionate about helping parents relate to their children, particularly their teenagers. His writing on this topic often reflects what he considers are areas where he feels he could have done better in the fatherhood department. Rob's books include 'The Sixty Minute Family', 'Getting Your Kids Through Church' and 'The Heart of Success', which reached Number 1 in the Booktrack Business & Management List and Number 2 in The Sunday Times Business Books List. More than half a million copies of his books have been sold worldwide in 12 languages. Rob and his wife Dianne live in Cardiff and have been married for 37 years. They have two grown up children.