Parenting

Berry, Joy (1988).  Help me be good series.  Danbury, Conn.: Grolier.  A series of books for parents to read to children on many topics e.g. showing off, tattling, being destructive, lying.

Bloomquist, Michael L. (1996).  Skills training for children with behavior disorders.  NY: The Guilford Press.  Workbook for parents.

Bradley, Michael (2002).  Yes, your teen is crazy!  loving your kid without losing your mind.  Gig Harbor Washington, Harbor Press.  A book on parenting teens.

Brooks, Robert, & Goldstein, Sam ( 2002). Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child, McGraw-Hill Education, N.Y., N.Y.

Corkille Briggs, Dorothy (1988).  Your Child’s Self-Esteem, Doubleday.

Epstein, Susan (2012).  Over 60 techniques, activities & worksheets for challenging children and adolescents.  Eau Claire, WI: Premier Publishing & Media.  Practical suggestions for parents of kids with and without challenging problems.

Faber, Adelle & Mazlish, Elaine (2012).  How to Listen So Kids Will Talk and Talk So Kids Will Listen, Simon and Schuster.

Faber, Joanna & King, Julie (2017).   How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7, Simon & Schuster.

Galinsky, Ellen (2010).  Mind in the making: the seven essential life skills every child needs.  NY: HarperCollins.  A book to help parents of young children teach important life skills.

Greene, Ross (2016).  Raising Human Beings:  Creating a Collaborative Partnership With Your Child.  N.Y, N.Y.: Scribner.

Gottman, John (1997).  Raising an emotionally intelligent child.  NY: Fireside Press.  A book for teaching emotional regulation and empathy.

Hallowell, E.  (2002) The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness, Ballantine Books.

Harvey, Pat & Penzo, Jeanine (2009).  Parenting a child who has intense emotions: dialectical behavior therapy skills to help your child regulate emotional outburst and aggressive behaviors.  Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.  A book for parents of highly emotional children.

Harvey, Pat & Rathbone, Britt (2015).  Parenting a teen who has intense emotions: DBT skills to help your child navigate emotional and behavioral challenges.  Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.  Another book (see above) for parents of highly emotional children, but this one focuses on teens.

Huebner, Dawn (2009).  When bad habits take hold: a kid’s guide to overcoming nail biting and more.  Washington, DC:  Magination Press.  A book on taming habits for children 6-12.

Kazdin, Alan E. (2008).  The Kazdin method for parenting the defiant child.  NY:  Houghton Mifflin.  A book on helping children change their behavior.  Comes with a DVD.

MacKensie, Robert J. (2001).  Setting limits with your strong-willed child.  NY: Three Rivers Press.  A clear and interesting self-help book on how to set limits.

Metcalf, Linda (1997).  Parenting toward solutions: how parents can use the skills they already have to raise responsible, loving kids.  New Jersey: Prentice Hall.  A book for parents.  Many specific examples and forms.

Nelsen, Jane (2006).  Positive discipline.  New York: Ballantine Books.  A book for parents of children from early childhood to the teenage years.

Phelan, Thomas W. (1998).  Surviving your adolescents.  Ill: Quality Books.  Clearly written, practical suggestions for dealing with teens.

Robertson, Rachel (2015).  When you just have to roar.  St. Paul: Redleaf Press.  Picture book for 3 and up.  A book for explaining why you have rules in your family.

Samenow, Stanton E. (1989).  Before it’s too late.  NY: Times Books.  A book for parents on understanding conduct problems.  Short on strategies however.

Seligman, M (2007).  The Optimistic Child: Proven Program to Safeguard Children from Depression & Build Lifelong Resilience, Mariner Books.

Sells, Scott P. (2001).  Parenting your out-of-control teenager: 7 steps to reestablish authority and reclaim love.  NY: St. Martin’s Press.  Strategies to deal with difficult teens. Effective and creative discipline techniques.

Severe, Sal (1997).  How to behave so your children will, too!  NY: Penguin Books.  A book on parenting.

Shapiro, Lawrence E. (1994).  Tricks of the trade: 101 psychological techniques to help children grow and change.  King of Prussia, PA: The Center for Applied Psychology.  Many ideas for parents to use with their children.

Shure, Myrna B. (1994).  Raising a thinking child: help your young child to resolve conflicts and get along with others.  NY: Holt.  Teaches you how to teach your child how to solve interpersonal problems.

Siegel, Daniel (2013).  Brainstorm:  The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain:  An Inside-Out Guide to the Emerging Adolescent Mind, Ages 12-24.  N.Y., N.Y., Penguin Group.  A book designed to help you understand the period from childhood to adulthood while being aware of the powerful influence of the developing mind/brain.

Siegel, Daniel J. & Payne Bryson, Tina (2012).  The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind.  New York: Random House.  A book to help parents increase children ‘s emotional intelligence.

Siegel, Daniel J. & Bryson, Tina P. (2014) . No Drama Discipline:  The Whole-Brain way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind.  NY, NY: Bantam Books.  Disciplining kids with an understanding of how the brain functions.

Siegel, Daniel J. & Bryson, Tina P. (2015)  The Whole Brain Child Workbook: Practical Exercises, Worksheets and Activites To Nurture Developing Minds.  PESI Publishing & Media, Eau Claire, WI.

Siegel, Danile & Hartzell, M. (2004).  Parenting From the Inside Out:  How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help you Raise Children Who Thrive, N.Y., N.Y. : Penguin Group   A book that explores how to use what makes you who you are be the best parent you can be.

Turecki,  Stanley & Tonner, Leslie (1989).  The difficult child.  NY: Bantam Books.  Advice for parents on raising hard-to-raise children.

Vail, Priscilla L. (1989)   Smart Kids With School Problems: Things to Know and Ways to Help, New American Library Trade.

Whitham, Cynthia (1991).  Win the whining war and other skirmishes.  Glendale, CA:  Perspective Publishing, Inc.  Guide to help children from 2-12 learn to cooperate at home.

Wolf, Anthony E. (2003).  “Mom, Jason’s breathing on me!:  The solution to sibling bickering.” NY: Ballantine.  Realistic view of sibling rivalry and strategies to help.

Wolf, Anthony (1995).  It’s not fair, Jeremy’s parents let him stay up all night: a guide to the tougher part of parenting.  NY:  Noonday Press.  Funny, realistic book about handling common problems in parenting.

Wooding, Scott (2003).  Rage, rebellion and rudeness: parenting teenagers in the new millennium.  Ontario: Fitzhenry & Whiteside.  A book on parenting teenagers.