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As all of you may know, there is no shortage of resources in our culture regarding parenting, child development, and even discipline. Due to this, it is very normal to feel overwhelmed and not know which books to read or which websites to visit. Over the years, I have found myself referring back to the same ones I find valuable when talking with caregivers. So, I would like to share my list with you all here! Please remember, there is no “one size fits all” approach when it comes to parenting. I encourage you to read reviews, and if you connect with information, great! If not, I encourage you to continue your search until you find something that fits with your values. resources


The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive

-Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind resources

-Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain

-Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience In Your Child

-Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children

-Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.

Elevating Child Care: A Guide to Respectful Parenting

-Janet Lansbury

No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Same

-Janet Lansbury

Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide

-Rebecca Eanes

I Love You Rituals

-Becky A. Bailey, Ph.D.

Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline: The 7 Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation

-Becky A. Bailey, Ph.D.

The Mindful Child: How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder, and More Compassionate

-Susan Kaiser Greenland

Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents

-Ronald M. Rapee, Ph.D., Ann Wignall, D.Psych., Susan H. Spence, Ph.D., Vanessa Cobham, Ph.D., and Heidi Lyneham, Ph.D.


Written by Candace Hanson, MA, LMFT

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