Pride & Joy, A Guide to Understanding Your Child’s Emotions and Solving Family Problems by Kenneth Barish, PhD examines the challenges of raising children and suggests ways we can help our children develop into capable, competent, self-sufficient adults.
Parenting Without Fear: Letting Go of Worry and Focusing on What Really Matters by Paul J. Donahue, PhD
Raising Resilient Children: Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child by Robet Brooks, PhD and Sam Goldstein, PhD provides advice and guidance to help parents raise strong, resilient children.
How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish is a timeless book that explains how to effectively communicate with your child.
Far From The Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomon discusses the proposition that being exceptional is at the core of the human condition – the difference is what unites us.
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough, who argues that the qualities that matter more than intelligence have to do with character: perseverance, curiosity, optimism, and self-control.
The Hurried Child-25th Anniversary Edition by David Elkind delivers important new commentary, putting a quarter of a century of trends and change into perspective for parents today.
The Difficult Child: Expanded and Revised Edition by Stanley Turecki and Leslie Tonner is a classic and definitive work on parenting hard-to-raise children, containing has new sections on ADHD and the latest medications for childhood disorders.
Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner, MD
Multiple Intelligences: The Theory In Practice by Howard Gardner, MD
Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman
Facing Learning Disabilities In The Adult Years by Joan Shapiro and Rebecca Rich
NYU Child Study Center Transforming the lives of children and families through collaborative science, education and practice
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