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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...

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...

1-2-3 Magic: 3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Parenting
1-2-3 Magic: 3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Parenting
Thomas Phelan. ✓ The quick, simple and effective way to parent ✓ A life-changing parenting guide that actually works ✓ The go-to parenting guide recommended by child psychologists and counselors• One of Healthline's Best Parenting Books of 2017 • 2016 Mom's Choice Award Winner • 2016 National Parenting...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Positive Parenting Workbook: An Interactive Guide for Strengthening Emotional Connection
The Positive Parenting Workbook: An Interactive Guide for Strengthening Emotional Connection
Rebecca Eanes. From a popular parenting blogger and the author of Positive Parenting, an interactive guide for any parent who wants to foster emotional connection in place of yelling, nagging, and power struggles - With just under one million Facebook followers for her Positive Parenting community, Rebecca Eanes has...

Growing Up Again: Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children
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...

Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting: Five Strategies That End the Daily Battles and Get Kids to Listen the First Time
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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

10 Days to a Less Defiant Child, second edition: The Breakthrough Program for Overcoming Your Child's Difficult Behavior Jeffrey Bernstein Ph.D.. Occasional clashes between parents and children are not uncommon, but when defiant behavior—including tantrums, resistance to chores, and negativity—becomes chronic, it causes big problems within the family...

Overcoming the Co-Parenting Trap: Essential Parenting Skills When a Child Resists a Parent John A. Moran Ph.D.. Overcoming the Co-Parenting Trap helps parents understand the reasons why some children resist a parent during divorce—a reality that touches many families. Combining years of experience in intensive work with families struggling with parent-child estrangement, Overcoming Barriers’ first publication...

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...

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...

Grace Based Discipline: How to Be at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst Karis Kimmel Murray. Every parent wants to know, "How do I discipline my kids?" "Parents face a crazy paradox," says author Karis Kimmel Murray. "We love our kids exactly as they are, but we also love them too much to let them stay that way!" Disciplining kids is tough ...

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...

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...

Common Sense Parenting, 4th Ed.: Using Your Head as Well as Your Heart to Raise School Age Children Ray. The authors ease the self-doubt and confusion of parenthood while answering the tough questions, including: Is social media safe for my son? How can I discipline my daughter so it actually makes a difference? Can I change my child's attitude about school? and Why should I praise my daughter for doing...

Parenting Your Emerging Adult: Launching Kids From 18 to 29 Varda Konstam. They’re back or maybe they never left, your eighteen- to thirty-year-old emerging adults. They have been called narcissistic and self-absorbed. These Millenials, Generation Y or Boomerang Kids, face higher costs of living, higher college debt loads and a sense of material entitlement and they are...

Trauma Through a Child's Eyes: Awakening the Ordinary Miracle of Healing Peter A. Levine Ph.D.. An essential guide for recognizing, preventing, and healing childhood trauma, from infancy through adolescence—what parents, educators, and health professionals can do. - Trauma can result not only from catastrophic events such as abuse, violence, or loss of loved ones, but from natural disasters...

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