Michael Grose


After starting his career as a primary school teacher, Michael Grose has spent over 20 years has informing and educating parents in Australia, Singapore and the United Kingdom.

Michael is the author of nine books for parents including Why First Borns Rule the World and Last Borns Want to Change It and Thriving! He is well recognised in the media for his expertise, regularly appearing on television programs such as The Today Show, Sunrise and The Morning Show as well as on ABC Radio Victoria. His popular parenting columns appear in newspapers and magazines across Australia.

Michael supports over 1,500 schools in Australia and internationally, providing parenting resources and helping the staff of those schools to build strong partnerships with their parent communities.

As a speaker and educator, Michael has presented nearly 2,000 parenting seminars. He is a member of the National Speakers Association of Australia Hall of Fame and one of only 100 Certified Speaking Professionals in Australia. In 2013 he was awarded the Educator Award for Excellence by the association.

Michael holds a Master of Educational Studies based on research into what makes healthy families tick.

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Teach your kids to SHRUG!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,160. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood psychology
Teach Your Kids to Shrug! is a highly readable, extremely practical guide to parenting in a way that will improve your children’s ability to deal with life’s challenges, rather than be weighed down or held back by them. Author and parenting expert Michael Grose shows you how to build resilience, confidence and cooperation in your kids, and how to better handle family, gender and sibling matters.

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