NOW CLOSED: Win one of 10 copies of The Yes Brain Child

From the parenting experts behind the bestselling The Whole-Brain Child comes The Yes Brain Child, a highly successful plan for helping your child become more independent and resilient. We have 10 copies to give away

The brain is either in a reactive (no) state, which makes us self-conscious, inhibited and rigid, or in a receptive (yes) state, which is what enables resourcefulness, creativity and resilience.

Children can often act out or shut down when faced with a setback or a tricky issue like homework, food or screen time. This is what acclaimed parenting experts Dr Siegel and Dr Bryson call the ‘No Brain’ response. But you can help your child develop the ability to cope, solve their own problems and thrive by nurturing their ‘Yes Brain’.

Drawing on their successful work with thousands of parents and children from all backgrounds, Dr Siegel and Dr Bryson provide the advice, tools and activities to help parents with children of all ages.

This is what the ‘Yes Brain’ approach looks like in action:

  • A five year-old boy thinks about his first day at school and says, ‘I’m nervous but I’ll give it a try.’
  • An eight year-old girl says, ‘I’d like to join the football team, even though none of my friends like football.’
  • A 14 year-old boy looks at a test he’s earned a D- for and says, ‘That’s not the mark I wanted but it’s not the end of the world. I’ll ask the teacher how I can improve.’

Sound interesting? We've got ten copies of The Yes Brain Child to give away – to be in with the chance of winning one, simply answer the question below correctly.

Competition closes 8 February 2018. T&C's available here.