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How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
Adele Faber. The ultimate “parenting bible” (The Boston Globe) with a new foreword—and available as an ebook for the first time—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors...

Screamfree Parenting, 10th Anniversary Revised Edition: How to Raise Amazing Adults by Learning to Pause More and React Less
Screamfree Parenting, 10th Anniversary Revised Edition: How to Raise Amazing Adults by Learning to Pause More and React Less
Hal Runkel LMFT. WANT A PEACEFUL HOME?   If you’re like most parents, what you want right now is pretty simple: an effective plan for getting your kids to behave and be happy. You’re probably looking for something else as well – something a little deeper...

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
Ross W. Greene PhD. A groundbreaking approach to understanding and parenting children who frequently exhibit severe fits of temper and other intractable behaviors, from a distinguished clinician and pioneer in this field...

Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive: 10th Anniversary Edition
Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive: 10th Anniversary Edition
Daniel J. Siegel. An updated edition—with a new preface—of the bestselling parenting classic by the author of "BRAINSTORM: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain" - In Parenting from the Inside Out, child psychiatrist Daniel J...

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting
Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting
Dr. Laura Markham. A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kids - Based on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, Dr. Laura Markham’s approach is as simple as it is effective...

Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child The Heart of Parenting
Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child The Heart of Parenting
Ph.D. John Gottman. Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child is John Gottman’s groundbreaking guide to teaching children to understand and regulate their emotional world. - Intelligence That Comes from the Heart Every parent knows the importance of equipping children with the intellectual skills they need to succeed...

Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Help Your Child Regulate Emotional Outbursts and Aggressive Behaviors
Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Help Your Child Regulate Emotional Outbursts and Aggressive Behaviors
Pat Harvey ACSW LCSW-C. Temper tantrums in the supermarket. Tears that seem to come out of nowhere. Battles over homework that are more like wars. When your child has problems regulating his or her emotions, there's no hiding it...

Self Parenting: The Complete Guide to Your Inner Conversations
Self Parenting: The Complete Guide to Your Inner Conversations
John K. Pollard. SELF-PARENTING: The Complete Guide to Your Inner Conversations is the classic and original how-to book defining the concept of "self-parenting. " Many of us grew up within a parental environment that did not support our childhood needs for love, support, and nurturing...

Mindful Parenting in a Messy World: Living with Presence and Parenting with Purpose
Mindful Parenting in a Messy World: Living with Presence and Parenting with Purpose
Michelle Gale. Being a parent is difficult, stressful and messy: getting kids to bed at night and off to school in the morning, breaking up sibling fights, struggling to balance work and family, constantly cleaning up stuff left behind by family members and pets...

The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving
The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving
Dr. Lisa Miller. NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller USA TODAY Bestseller Publishers Weekly BestsellerIn The Spiritual Child, psychologist Lisa Miller presents the next big idea in psychology: the science and the power of spirituality...

The Co-Parenting Handbook: Raising Well-Adjusted and Resilient Kids from Little Ones to Young Adults through Divorce or Separation
The Co-Parenting Handbook: Raising Well-Adjusted and Resilient Kids from Little Ones to Young Adults through Divorce or Separation
Karen Bonnell. The Co-Parenting Handbook helps parents confidently take on the challenges of guiding children through divorce or separation and raising them skillfully in two homes.   Addressing parents’ questions about the emotional impact of separation, conflict, grief, and recovery, the authors provide a...

Reset Your Child's Brain: A Four-Week Plan to End Meltdowns, Raise Grades, and Boost Social Skills by Reversing the Effects of Electronic Screen-Time
Reset Your Child's Brain: A Four-Week Plan to End Meltdowns, Raise Grades, and Boost Social Skills by Reversing the Effects of Electronic Screen-Time
Victoria L. Dunckley MD. A no-cost, nonpharmaceutical treatment plan for children with behavioral and mental health challenges - Increasing numbers of parents grapple with children who are acting out without obvious reason. Revved up and irritable, many of these children are diagnosed with ADHD, bipolar illness, autism, or...

Parenting Your Out-of-Control Teenager: 7 Steps to Reestablish Authority and Reclaim Love
Parenting Your Out-of-Control Teenager: 7 Steps to Reestablish Authority and Reclaim Love
Scott P. Sells. Every teenager rebels against authority at some point--talks back, breaks curfew, or disobeys. But literally millions of teens take their rebellion to a point where it disrupts their families and endangers their own futures or even their lives...

Helping Your Child with Extreme Picky Eating: A Step-by-Step Guide for Overcoming Selective Eating, Food Aversion, and Feeding Disorders Katja Rowell MD. In Helping Your Child with Extreme Picky Eating, a family doctor specializing in childhood feeding joins forces with a speech pathologist to help you support your child’s nutrition, healthy growth, and end meal-time anxiety (for your child and you) once and for all...

Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting: Five Strategies That End the Daily Battles and Get Kids to Listen the First Time Noel Janis-Norton. International bestseller - Tired of nagging, pleading, negotiating, or yelling just to get your kids to do the simple things you ask? You don’t need to be a Tiger Mom or a Helicopter Parent. There is a better way...

The Mindful Child: How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder, and More Compassionate Susan Kaiser Greenland. The techniques of mindful awareness have helped millions of adults reduce stress in their lives. Now, children—who are under more pressure than ever before—can learn to protect themselves with these well-established methods adapted for their ages...

Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children Bryan Mellonie. When the death of a relative, a friend, or a pet happens or is about to happen . . . how can we help a child to understand?   Lifetimes is a moving book for children of all ages, even parents too...

Growing Up Again: Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children Jean Illsley Clarke. Growing Up Again offers guidance on providing children with the structure and nurturing that are so critical to their healthy development -- and to our own. - As time-tested as it is timely, the expert advice in Growing Up Again Second Edition has helped thousands of readers improve on their parenting...

Parenting a Teen Who Has Intense Emotions: DBT Skills to Help Your Teen Navigate Emotional and Behavioral Challenges Pat Harvey. Parenting a teen with intense emotions can be extremely difficult. This much-needed book will give you the tools needed to help your teen regulate his or her emotions. In addition, you’ll learn the skills for managing your own reactions so you can survive these difficult years and help your teen...

Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous and Independent Children Reid Wilson. With anxiety at epidemic levels among our children, Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents offers a contrarian yet effective approach to help children and teens push through their fears, worries, and phobias to ultimately become more resilient, independent, and happy...

Co-parenting with a Toxic Ex: What to Do When Your Ex-Spouse Tries to Turn the Kids Against You Amy J. L. Baker PhD. You aren’t what you think! For teens with negative thinking habits, a licensed psychologist and a health journalist offer cognitive restructuring—a simple and effective cognitive behavioral approach to help you break free from the nine most common negative thinking habits that typically result in...

Between Parent and Child: Revised and Updated: The Bestselling Classic That Revolutionized Parent-Child Communication Dr. Haim G. Ginott. Strengthen your relationship with your children with this revised edition of the book by renowned psychologist Dr. Haim Ginott that has helped millions of parents around the world. - In this revised edition, Dr...

Children Learn What They Live: Parenting to Inspire Values Dorothy Law Nolte. Dorothy Law Nolte, a lifelong teacher and lecturer on family dynamics, presents a simple but powerful guide to parenting the old-fashioned way: instilling values through example. Dr. Nolte-s inspirationó?Children Learn What They Live,O the celebrated poem she wrote in 1954...

The Opposite of Worry: The Playful Parenting Approach to Childhood Anxieties and Fears Lawrence J. Cohen. “The most helpful book on childhood anxiety I have ever read. ”—Michael Thompson, Ph. D.   Whether it’s the monster in the closet or the fear that arises from new social situations, school, or sports, anxiety can be especially challenging and maddening for children...

Trapped in the Mirror: Adult Children of Narcissists in their Struggle for Self Elan Golomb. In this compelling book, Elan Golomb identifies the crux of the emotional and psychological problems of millions of adults. Simply put, the children of narcissist -- offspring of parents whose interest always towered above the most basic needs of their sons and daughters -- share a common belief: They...

Parenting a Teen Girl: A Crash Course on Conflict, Communication and Connection with Your Teenage Daughter Lucie Hemmen PhD. It’s not easy to be a teen girl, and it’s definitely not easy parenting one. Parents everywhere struggle to respond appropriately to challenging behavior, hit-or-miss communication, and fluctuating moods commonly exhibited by teenage girls...

Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting Myla Kabat-zinn.

Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce JoAnne Pedro-Carroll. An internationally renowned authority on children and divorce reveals the latest research-based strategies for helping children survive and thrive before, during, and long after their parents divorce. - The breakup of a family can have an enduring impact on children...

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