Helpful Books for Parents

Quick reading that will help you and your kids be happy:

  • Faber, Adele and Elaine Mazlish. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk. Avon Books, 1982.
  • Faber, Adele and Elaine Mazlish. Siblings Without Rivalry. Avon Books, 1980.
  • Faber, Adele and Elaine Mazlish. Liberated Parents/Liberated Children: Your Guide to a Happier Family.
  • Feiden, Karen. Raising Responsible Kids. Prentice Hall Press, NY, 1991.
  • Wolf, Anthony. It’s Not Fair, Jeremy Spencer’s Parents Let Him Stay Up All Night.Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1995.
  • Whitman, Cynthia. Winning the Whining War and Other Skirmishes. Perspective Publishing, LA, 1991.

For Parents of Teenagers

  • Tracy, Louise Felton. Grounded for Life?! Parenting Press Inc., 1994.
  • Wolf, Anthony. Get Out of My Life, But First, Will You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall? Noonday Press, 1991.

To Understand More About Why Children Do What They Do

  • Brazleton, T. Berry. Toddlers and Parents. Dell Publishing, 1974.
  • Louise Bates Ames and Frances L. Ilg — Series of books by child’s age (ex. Your Two Year Old.) Gesell Institute of Child Development.
  • Books by Penelope Leach. (ex. Your Baby and Child: From Birth to Age Five.) Alfred Knop, Inc., 1985.

If Your Kids Aren’t Sleeping at Night

  • Ferber, Richard, MD. Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems. Simon and Schuster, 1985.