Resources for Parents

Recommended Readings for Parents

Baum, Kenneth, and Richard Trubo. The Mental Edge: Maximize Your Sports Potential with the Mind-body Connection. New York: Berkley Pub. Group, 1999. Print.

Brazelton, T. B. (1992). Touchpoints: Your child’s emotional and behavioral development. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing.

Brazelton, T. B. & Greenspan, S. (2000). The irreducible needs of children: What every child must have to grow, learn, and flourish.Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing.

Breggin, P. (2000). Reclaiming our children: A healing solution for a nation in crisis. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Books.

Brendtro, Larry K., Martin Brokenleg, and Steve Van Bockern. Reclaiming Youth at Risk: Our Hope for the Future. Bloomington, IN: National Educational Service, 1990. Print.

Chopra, Deepak. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Pocketbook Guide to Fulfilling Your Dreams. San Rafael, CA: Amber-Allen Pub., 2007. Print.

Clark, N. & Post, B. (2005). The forever child: A tale of loss and impossible dreams. Mountain View, OK: M. Brynn Publishing.

Clark, N. & Post, B. (2003). The forever child: A tale of fear and anger. Mountain View, OK: M. Brynn Publishing.

Clark, N. & Post, B. (2002). The forever child: A tale of lies and love. Mountain View, OK: M. Brynn Publishing.

Cline, Foster, and Jim Fay. Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility. Colorado Springs, CO: Piñon, 2006. Print.

Coelho, Paulo. The Alchemist. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1993.

Coyle, Daniel. The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born: It’s Grown, Here’s How. New York: Bantam, 2009. Print.

Davis, P. (1999). The Power of touch: The basis for survival, health, intimacy, and emotional well-being. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House.

Doherty, William J. Take Back Your Kids: Confident Parenting in Turbulent times. Notre Dame, IN: Sorin, 2000. Print.

Drexler, Peggy, and Linden Gross. Raising Boys without Men: How Maverick Moms Are Creating the next Generation of Exceptional Men. Emmaus, PA: Rodale, 2005. Print.

Elk, Black, and John Gneisenau Neihardt. Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux. Lincoln: U of Nebraska, 1988. Print.

Goleman, D. (1994). Emotional intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ. New York, NY: Bantam Books.

Granju, K. & Kennedy, B. (1999). Attachment parenting: Instinctive care for your baby and young child. New York, NY: Pocket Books.

Hart, A. (1992). Stress and your child. Dallas, TX: Word Publishing.

Hoff, Benjamin. The Tao of Pooh. New York, NY: Penguin, 1983. Print.

Hoff, Benjamin. The Te of Piglet. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Dutton, 1992. Print.

Isaacs, William. Dialogue. New York: Currency, 1999. Print.

James, Beverly. Treating Traumatized Children: New Insights and Creative Interventions. Lexington, MA: Lexington, 1989. Print.

Kahneman, Daniel. Thinking, Fast and Slow. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011. Print.

Karen, R. (1994). Becoming attached: Unfolding the mystery of the infant-mother bond and its impact on later life. New York, NY: Warner Books, Inc.

Karr-Morse, R., & Wiley, M.S. (1997). Ghosts from the nursery: Tracing the roots of violence. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press.

Kindlon, Daniel J., Michael Thompson, and Teresa Barker. Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys. New York: Ballantine, 1999. Print.

Kohn, Alfie (2006). Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason New York, NY: Atria Books

Krogerus, Mikael, Roman Tschäppeler, and Jenny Piening. The Decision Book: Fifty Models for Strategic Thinking. New York: W.W. Norton, 2012. Print.

Lardon, Michael. Finding Your Zone: Ten Core Lessons for Achieving Peak Performance in Sports and Life. New York: Perigee Book, 2008. Print.

Lawrence, Paul R., and Nitin Nohria. Driven: How Human Nature Shapes Our Choices. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002. Print.

Lear, Chris. Running with the Buffaloes: A Season inside with Mark Wetmore, Adam Goucher, and the University of Colorado Men’s Cross Country Team. New York: Lyons, 2000. Print.

Liedloff, J. (1986). The continuum concept. New York, NY: Penguin Books.

Louv, Richard. Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-deficit Disorder. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin  of Chapel Hill, 2005. Print.

Mack, Gary, and David Casstevens. Mind Gym: An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence. New York: Contemporary, 2001. Print.

Maltz, Maxwell. Psycho-cybernetics: A New Way to Get More Living out of Life / Maxwell Maltz. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1960. Print.

Markman, Arthur B. Smart Thinking: Three Essential Keys to Solve Problems, Innovate, and Get Things Done. New York: Perigee, 2012. Print.

McFadden, Joyce T. Your Daughter’s Bedroom: Insights for Raising Confident Women. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Print.

Moore, Thomas. Care of the Soul: A Guide for Cultivating Depth and Sacredness in Everyday Life. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 1992. Print.

Nagel, Greta K. The Tao of Teaching: The Special Meaning of the Tao Te Ching as Related to the Art and Pleasures of Teaching. New York: D.I. Fine, 1994. Print.

Newman, James W. Release Your Brakes!: To Get Where You Want to Go Faster …: The PACE Owner-operator Manual for the Human System. Thorofare, NJ: C.B. Slack, 1977. Print.

Patterson, Kerry. Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes Are High. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2002. Print.

Peck, M. Scott. The Different Drum: Community-making and Peace. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987. Print.

Peck, M. Scott. The Road Less Traveled. Print.

Pozatek, Kristine. The Parallel Process: Growing alongside Your Adolescent or Young Adult Child in Treatment. New York: Lantern, 2011. Print.

Rath, Tom. Strengths Finder 2.0. New York: Gallup, 2007. Print.

Redfield, James. The Celestine Prophecy: An Adventure. New York: Warner, 1993. Print.

Rock, David. Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long. New York: Harper Business, 2009. Print.

Rosenberg, M. (2003). Nonviolent communication: A language of life. Encinitas, CA: PuddleDancer Press.

Satir, Virginia, Wujiujun, and Dier Sha. Jia Ting Ru He Su Zao Ren. Tai Bei Shi: Zhang Lao Shi, 2007. Print.

Sears, W. & Sears, M. (2001). The attachment parenting book : A commonsense guide to understanding and nurturing your baby. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Company.

Siegel, Daniel J. Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain. Print.Siegel, D. & Hartzell, M. (2003). Parenting from the inside-out: How a deeper self-understanding can help you raise children who thrive.New York, NY: Jeremy P. Tarcher/ Putnam.

Simon, Sidney B., Leland W. Howe, and Howard Kirschenbaum. Values Clarification; a Handbook of Practical Strategies for Teachers and Students. New York: Hart Pub., 1972. Print.

Staples, Walter Doyle. Think like a Winner! Gretna, LA: Pelican Pub., 1991. Print.

Warner, Chris, and Don Schmincke. High Altitude Leadership: What the World’s Most Forbidding Peaks Teach Us about Success. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2009. Print.

Wilson, Roy I. Medicine Wheels: Ancient Teachings for Modern times. New York: Crossroad, 1994. Print.