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The Overparenting Epidemic

by George S. Glass & David Tabatsky Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

Helicopter parents, tiger moms, cosseters, hothouse parents . . .

Whatever we label it, overparenting—anxious, invasive, overly attentive, and competitive parenting—may have finally backfired. As we witness...


Born Reading

by Jason Boog & Betsy Bird Touchstone (July 15, 2014)

A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children’s book publishers,...


The Dark Side of Innocence

by Terri Cheney Atria Books (March 01, 2011)

“Killing yourself at any age is a seriously tricky business. But when I was seven, the odds felt insurmountable.”

As a young girl, Terri Cheney’s life looked perfect. Her family lived in a lovely house...


What Kids Buy

by Robert H Reiher & Daniel Acuff Free Press (June 30, 2008)

If you're in the business of marketing or developing products and programs for kids, What Kids Buy and Why belongs in your office.

How can you create outstanding products and programs that will win in the marketplace...


A Child's Brain

by Robert Sylwester Skyhorse (October 08, 2013)

With A Child’s Brain you can learn how a child’s brain works, develops, and changes during the critical stages of childhood. Robert Sylwester, author of twenty books, has written this latest book to help...


The Way of Boys

by Anthony Rao, PhD & Michelle D. Seaton HarperCollins e-books (August 25, 2009)

The Way of Boys by renowned psychologist Dr. Anthony Rao is an important wake-up call to the dangers of over-medicating our male children and our current tendency to treat their active boyhood as an illness....


Easy To Love, Difficult To Discipline: The 7 Basic Skills For Turning Conflict

by Becky A. Bailey HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The 7 Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation.

Have you ever opened your mouth to discipline your child, and your parents' nastiest words tumble out? In an era when most parenting books focus on the...


The Big Disconnect

by Catherine Steiner-Adair, EdD. & Teresa H. Barker Harper (August 13, 2013)

Clinical psychologist Catherine Steiner-Adair takes an in-depth look at how the Internet and the digital revolution are profoundly changing childhood and family dynamics, and offers solutions parents can use...


10 Things Every Parent Needs to Know

by Justin Coulson ABC Books (January 22, 2018)

From the popular author of 21 Days to a Happier Family and 9 Ways to a Resilient Child, this book is a moving, inspiring and loving call to action for all parents. Parenting expert Dr Justin Coulson shares the...


Difficult Boys

by Madison J. Taylor Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

The difficult boy stands clearly differentiated in my mind from the backward-minded or irresponsible boy, although there are grounds on which they may become merged. The difficult boy, as I conceive him, is...


Preschool Clues

by Deborah Reber, Angela C. Santomero & Daniel R. Anderson Touchstone (April 03, 2018)

The award-winning creator of Blue’s Clues, Super Why!, and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood shares the secret sauce behind her shows’ powerful, transformative results in the form of eleven research-based, foundational...


The Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting

by Laurence Steinberg Simon & Schuster (March 28, 2017)

Most parents do a pretty good job of raising kids, says psychologist Laurence Steinberg, but truly effective parenting means not just relying on natural instincts but also on knowing what works and why. In The...


Born Believers: The Science of Children's Religious Belief

by Justin L. Barrett Atria Books (March 20, 2012)

Infants have a lot to make sense of in the world: Why does the sun shine and night fall; why do some objects move in response to words, while others won’t budge; who is it that looks over them and cares for...


Jump-Starting Boys

by Pam Withers Viva Editions (June 17, 2013)

Everyone knows that boys are falling behind in education. Largely left out of the discussion are parents of boys, who are most aware that their bright, eager sons hit an invisible wall somewhere near fourth...


The Infinite Gift

by Charles Yang Scribner (June 27, 2006)

A child's very first word is a miraculous sound, the opening note in a lifelong symphony. Most parents never forget the moment. But that first word is soon followed by a second and a third, and by the age of...


Anytime Playdate

by Dade Hayes Atria Books (May 06, 2008)

In this eye-opening book, the first to investigate the explosion of the multibillion-dollar preschool entertainment business and its effects on families, Dade Hayes -- an entertainment expert, author, and concerned...


Encouraging Your Child's Spiritual Intelligence

by Mollie Painton Atria Books/Beyond Words (June 15, 2010)

More and more children are expressing spiritual qualities, and parents, caregivers, pediatricians, teachers, and therapists are increasingly taking notice of children's spiritual lives. Mollie Painton, Psy.D.,...


Raising Children Who Think for Themselves

by Elisa Medhus M.D. Atria Books/Beyond Words (February 22, 2011)

Raising Children Who Think for Themselves offers a new approach to parenting that has the power to reverse the trend of external direction in our children and help parents bring up empathetic, self-confident,...


The Myth of the First Three Years

by John Bruer Free Press (May 11, 2010)

Most parents today have accepted the message that the first three years of a baby's life determine whether or not the child will grow into a successful, thinking person. But is this powerful warning true? Do...


Raising Everyday Heroes

by Elisa Medhus M.D. Atria Books/Beyond Words (June 21, 2011)

Living in a culture saturated with media messages focused on fame, wealth, and beauty, it’s easy for today’s youth to rely on these external messages for guidance. As parents and role models, our natural...


Nurture Your Child's Gift

by Caron B Goode Atria Books/Beyond Words (June 21, 2011)

What if the purpose of living is to fulfill a vision or dream we brought with us into this life? Any parent or person working with children knows that each child, when nurtured and encouraged, develops according...


Endangered Minds

by Jane M. Healy Simon & Schuster (July 19, 2011)

Is today's fast-paced media culture creating a toxic environment for our children's brains?

In this landmark, bestselling assessment tracing the roots of America's escalating crisis in education, Jane M. Healy,...


How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen

by Joanna Faber & Julie King Scribner (January 10, 2017)

Over 100,000 copies in print!

A must-have guide for anyone who lives or works with young kids, with an introduction by Adele Faber, coauthor of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, the...


The Nurture Assumption

by Judith Rich Harris & Steven Pinker Free Press (October 25, 2011)

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

How much credit do parents deserve when their children turn out welt? How much blame when they turn out badly? Judith Rich Harris has a message that will change parents' lives: The...


Raising Human Beings

by Ross W. Greene Scribner (August 09, 2016)

Renowned child psychologist and New York Times bestselling author of Lost at School and The Explosive Child explains how to cultivate a better parent-child relationship while also nurturing empathy, honesty,...


UnSelfie

by Michele Borba Touchstone (June 07, 2016)

Hailed as “an absolute must-read” (Jean Twenge) and a book that “will change your kids’ lives” (Jack Canfield), UnSelfie by Dr. Michele Borba explains what parents and educators MUST do to combat the...


Discipline with Love & Limits

by Jerry Wyckoff & Barbara c Unell Meadowbrook (October 20, 2015)

You Can Manage Your Child’s Behavior Problems with Love & Limits

Discipline with Love & Limits provides calm, practical solutions to the 43 most common childhood misbehaviors, like: Whining, Temper...


The Sensory-Sensitive Child

by Karen A. Smith, PhD & Karen R. Gouze, PhD HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

In a book likely to transform how parents manage many of their child's daily struggles, Drs. Smith and Gouze explain the central and frequently unrecognized role that sensory processing problems play in a child's...


Just Tell Me What to Say: Simple Scripts for Perplexed Parents

by Betsy Brown Braun William Morrow Paperbacks (March 17, 2009)

Parents are often perplexed by their children's typical behaviors and inevitable questions. This down-to-earth guide provides "Tips and Scripts" for handling everything from sibling rivalry and the food wars...


Parenting with Pride Latino Style

by Dr. Carmen Inoa Vazquez HarperCollins e-books (May 12, 2009)

From a distinguished psychologist, mother, and Latina, Parenting with Pride Latino Style offers the first bicultural child-rearing approach for Latino parents. This groundbreaking book supports families in raising...


What Will Happen to Me

by Howard Zehr Good Books (January 06, 2015)

          What is life like for a child who has a parent in prison? This book brings together photographic portraits of 30 children whose parents are incarcerated, along with their thoughts and reflections,...