Recommended Books, Articles and Tips

Recommended Parent Books:
  • Principles of Good Parenting: A Handbook for Bringing Up Mentally Healthy and Happy Children by Louise K. Iscoe
  • The Incredible Years by Carolyn Webster-Stratton

ADHD

  • Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete Authoritative Guide for Parents (Revised Edition) by Russell Barkley

Communication

  • How To Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Kids Cooperation: How to Stop Yelling, Nagging, and Pleading and Get Kids to Cooperate by Elizabeth Pantley

Defiance

  • The Explosive Child: A New Approach to Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children by Ross Green
  • How to Deal With Your Acting Up Teenager by Robert T. Bayard, Ph.D. and Jean Bayard, Ph.D.
  • The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child: With No Pills, No Therapy, No Contest of Wills by Allen Kazdin

Discipline

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 (123 Magic) by Thomas Phelan

Divorce

  • Boys and Girls Book about Divorce by Richard A. Gardner, M.D.
  • Keys to Single Parenting by Carl Pickhardt, Ph.D.
  • The Parents Book About Divorce by Richard A. Gardner, M.D.

Sibling Rivalry

  • Siblings without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Young Children’s Books about Moods and Feelings:

Below are a list of books for children to read or for parents to read to them. Be sure to check out your library

  • Attention, Girls! A Guide to Learn All About Your ADHD by Patricia O. Quinn
  • Mind Over Basketball: Coach Yourself to Handle Stress by Jane Weierbach and Elizabeth Phillips-Hershey
  • My Mom and Dad Don't Live Together Anymore: A Drawing Book For Children of Separated or Divorced Parents by Judith Aron Rubin, Ph.D.
  • How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger by Elizabeth Verdick and Marjorie Lisoviskis
  • Jessica and the Wolf: A Story for Children Who Have Bad Dreams by Ted Lobby, MSW
  • A Terrible Thing Happened: A Story for Children Who Have Witnessed Violence or Trauma by Margaret M. Holmes
  • I Want Your Moo: A Story for Children About Self-Esteem by Marcella Bakur Weiner and Jill Neimark
  • HUGS by Jez Alborough
  • When Sophie Gets Angry-Really, Really Angry by Molly Bang
  • The Way I Feel by Janan Cain
  • The Brand New Kid by Katie Couric
  • Baby Faces by Dutton
  • Sad Days, Glad Days: A Story About Depression by Dewitt Hamilton
  • On Monday When It Rained by Cherryl Kachenmeister
  • Today I Feel Silly: And Other Moods That Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis
  • What Are YOU So Grumpy About? By Tom Lichtenheld
  • Where the Wild Things Areby Maurice Sendak
  • My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
  • Love and Kisses by Sarah Wilson
Articles And Tips