Parents are faced with hundreds of questions in their child’s first years. Breast or bottle? Comfort a 6-month-old child now or let her cry? Allow some TV or none at all? Child care specialists Lerner and Dombro help parents sort through the confusion with a practical 3-step skill-building approach. In Step 1, parents learn to understand their own parenting style. The tips and techniques in Step 2 help parents better observe and understand their child’s feelings, and Step 3 shows parents how to use those observations to make healthy and effective decisions.