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1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2–12

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2–12 provides an easy to learn techniques and provides advice for parents who need advice on how to effectively discipline their children.

Author: Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.

For more information, visit the author’s website, 1-2-3 Magic Parenting.

This book can be found on Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will TalkA national bestseller and deemed as the ultimate “parenting bible”, by the Boston Globe, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk deals with the communication issues and misunderstandings between adults and children, by teaching adults how to effectively communicate and deal with their children.

Authors: Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

This book can be found at Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Magic Trees of the Mind: How to Nurture your Child's Intelligence, Creativity, and Healthy Emotions from Birth Through Adolescence

Marion Diamond, a leading researcher at the University of California at Berkeley, and Janet Hopson, an award-winning science writer, teamed up to write about how the exposure to the right kind of environment during your child’s early years of development affects your child’s brain development.

Authors: Marian Diamond, Ph.D. and Janet Hopson

This book can be found at Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing MindA New York Times bestseller from the authors of The Whole-Brain ChildNo-Drama Discipline explores a child’s neurological development and how parents react to their behavior.  By using parenting stories as examples, No-Drama Discipline teaches how to peacefully resolve confligs and strengthen family relationships.

Authors:  Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph. D.

For more information, visit the author’s website, Dr. Dan Siegel – Inspire to Rewire.

This book can be found on Amazon or Barnes and Noble.

Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility

Parenting with Love and Logic helps parents learn how to parent by showing them ways they can teach their children responsibility.

Authors: Foster Cline and Jim Fay

For more information, visit the author’s website, Love and Logic.

This book can be found on the author’s website, Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of BoysDan Kindlon, Ph. D., and Michael Thompson, Ph.D., share their experience working with boys and their families.  Revealing more of the challenges that boys face as well as the emotional side of boys and their needs.

Authors: Dan Kindlon, Ph. D., and Michael Thompson, Ph.D.

For more information, visit the author’s website, Raising Cain – Michael Thompson, Ph.D.

This book can be found on Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Raising Your Spirited Child, Third Edition: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and EnergeticRaising Your Spirited Child, provides helpful stories and support for parents raising spirited children.

Author: Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D.

For more information, visit the author’s website, Mary Sheedy Krcinka, Ed.D.

This book can be found on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive FamilyThe Connected Child is a useful parenting handbook for individuals who are dealing with family challenges.  Written by research psychologists, specializing in adoption and attachment,  The Connected Child addresses the welcoming of children into the family as well as the special needs of the children.

Authors: Karyn B. Purvis, Ph.D., David R. Cross, Ph.D. & Wendy Lyons Sunshine

This book can be found on Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

The Five Love Languages of Children

A New York Times bestselling book, The Five Love Languages of Children focuses on helping parents learn how their children communicate through their thoughts and feelings.

Authors: Gary Chapman, Ph.D. and Ross Campbell, M.D.

For more information, visit the author’s website, Gary Chapman, Ph.D. 

This book can be found on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing MindNew York Times bestseller, The Whole-Brain Child is a guide that introduces parents to the thought process of children and effective ways to deal with a child’s emotional states.

Author: Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph. D.

For more information, visit the author’s website, Dr. Dan Siegel – Inspire to Rewire.

This book can be found on Amazon or Barnes & Noble.

Top Tips of the Baby Whisperer: Secrets to Calm, Connect and Communicate with your Baby

Top Tips of the Baby Whisperer: Secrets to Calm, Connect and Communicate with your BabyThe writers of Secrets of the Baby Whisper, brought together this book of top tips on how to establish a routine and communicate with your baby.

Authors: Tracey Hogg and Melinda Blau