Recommended Reading

“Preventing Crime Through Democratic Parenting”
Author: Kelly Hatfield’s Thesis (Our daughter)
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Your Child’s Self-Esteem (1970 Classic)
Author:  Dorothy Briggs

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids – How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting
Author:  Dr. Laura Markham

The Daily Groove – How to Enjoy Parenting… Unconditionally!
Author:  Scott Noelle

Raising Your Spirited Child
Author:  Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Siblings Without Rivalry
Author:  Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

You Can Heal Your Child – A guide for parents of misdiagnosed, stressed, traumatized, and otherwise misunderstood children
Author:  Regalena Melrose, Ph.D.

New Ways in Discipline (1947 Classic)
Author:  Dorothy Walter Baruch

Nurture Shock – New Thinking About Children
Author: Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman

Playful Parenting
Author: Dr. Lawrence J. Cohen

Between Parent & Child
Author:  Dr. Haim Ginott

Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves – Transforming Parent-Child Relationships From Reaction and Struggle to Freedom, Power and Joy
Author:  Naomi Aldort

Kids Are Worth It! – Giving Your Child the Gift of Inner Wisdom
Author:  Barbara Coloroso

Unconditional Parenting – Moving from Rewards and Punishment to Love and Reason
Author:  Alfie Kohn

Punished by Rewards – The Trouble With Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise, And Other Bribes
Author:  Alfie Kohn

Parenting from the Inside Out – How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive
Author:  Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell

Respectful Parents Respectful Kids – 7 Keys to Turn Family Conflicts Into Co-operation
Author:  Sura Hart and Victoria Kindle Hodson