Reviews

  • "Clear and concise, with plenty of anecdotes from family life to illustrate the argument, this is one of the most convincing parenting books to come across my desk in the last year."

    Sunday Times
  • "An eye-opening and badly-needed dose of perspective. In my next life, I want to be Dutch."

    author of French Children Don't Throw Food
  • "A fascinating book - one I wish I had read sooner! In fact, the more I read the more I became tempted to move our entire family to the Netherlands..."

    author of The Unmumsy Mum
  • "Considering 2016 was the year Brits embraced the cosy Danish concept of hygge,then 2017 may be the year in which we tire of candles and adopt the rougher and readier Dutch version: gezelligheid.......Entertaining.....I would say all parents should read this book."

    Daily Mail
  • "What a joy to discover that the eternal secret to happy kids just might stem from routine, family time, independence, reasonable expectations — and chocolate sprinkles."

    New York Post

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