As parents, we foist our dreams and aspirations on our children, push them to be more than we could ever be. But do we have the courage and honesty to look within and ask what drives our parenting – our own needs or those of our children? More crucially, are we able to accept them and respect them for who they are? Child and adolescent psychologist and family therapist Shelja Sen formulates five anchors of parenting to help you connect with the immense wisdom that is already present in you: Connect Create the foundation of parenting; Coach Build the necessary skills in children through an understanding of their unique wiring and temperament; Care Nurture yourself for a more wholesome life; Community Build caring ecosystems for children to thrive in; and Commit Sustain your courage and compassion. Groundbreaking, essential reading.