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Jo Frost (born June 27, 1970) is an English nanny and the central figure of the reality television programme Supernanny, of which there is both a British and an American version. She has also written a number of books on the subject of child care. is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... A nanny is a person who looks after the child or children of one family in their -- the childs -- home. ... Reality television is a genre of television programming which presents purportedly unscripted dramatic or humorous situations, documents actual events, and features ordinary people instead of professional actors. ... Supernanny is a British reality television programme that has been broadcast or slightly adapted in other countries. ...


Biography

Frost was born in London to a British-born father and a Gibraltar-born mother.[1] She has been a nanny since attending college and she began her television career after spotting an advert for auditions for Supernanny in a magazine in 2003.[2] After the premiere (to high ratings) of the British version of Supernanny on Channel 4 in July 2004, Frost then went to the United States and filmed the U.S. version of Supernanny, which premiered on ABC in January 2005. This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... This article is about the British television station. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Frost has also written a book, Supernanny: How To Get The Best From Your Children, which was published in early 2005 in both the UK (ISBN 0-340-89516-0) and in North America (ISBN 1-4013-0810-4). Her approach to parenting is based upon maintaining adult authority in a consistent manner, while creating a safe and peaceful environment for children to thrive. She is known for introducing American parents to the concept of "the naughty chair", a variation on the "time out" method. In her book she provides practical solutions for all sorts of behavioural issues including adherence to "bed time", meal time conduct, behaviour in public, sibling rivalry and anger management issues.


External links

  • Jo Frost's Official website
  • Biography of Jo Frost at ABC's website
  • Jo Frost at the Internet Movie Database
  • Supernanny: The official website of the TV show

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References

  1. ^ The Telegraph 2 March 2003
  2. ^ You've been very, very naughty. The Guardian, July 22 2006.

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