Parent Coaching Resources

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, Daniel J. Siegel, MD and Tina Payne Bryson, PhD. Just released September 23, 2014. Outstanding resource for all parents!

Materials from The Love and Logic Institute

Active Parenting for Stepfamilies, Michael Popkin & Elizabeth Einstein, LMFT

The Parent as Coach Approach, Diana Sterling

The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, Survive Every-day Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive, Daniel J. Siegel, MD and Tina Payne Bryson, PhD Click here to read our blog about this book. 

The Science of Parenting – How today’s brain research can help you raise happy, emotionally balanced children, Margot Sunderland

Your Baby Is Speaking to You a visual guide to the amazing behaviors of your newborn and growing baby, Dr. Kevin Nugent, photographs by Abelardo Morell

Queen Bees and Wanabees: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World by Rosalind Wiseman

Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More than Peers, Gordon Neufeld, PhD and Gordon Maté, MD

Taming the Spirited Child – Strategies for Parenting Challenging Children Without Breaking Their Spirits, Michael Popkin, PhD

Nurture Shock – New Thinking about Children, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman

What Kids Need to Succeed – Proven, Practical Ways to Raise Good Kids, Peter Benson, et al

Non-Violent Communication, Marshall Rosenberg

Yes, Your Teen is Crazy! – Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind; Yes, Your Parents Are Crazy! A Teen Survival Guide; and When Things Get Crazy With Your Teen: The Why, The How, and What to Do Now, Michael Bradley. EdD

How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk; How to Talk so Teens Will Listen and Listen so Teens Will Talk, and Siblings Without Rivalry, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Parenting from the Inside Out – How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive, Daniel J. Siegel, MD and Mary Hartzell, MEd

Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child The Heart of Parenting, John Gottman, PhD

Emotional Intelligence Why it can matter more than IQ, Daniel Goleman

Off Limits: A Parent’s Guide to Keeping Kids Safe from Sexual Abuse, Feather Berkower, MSW and Sandy Wurtele, PhD

The Family Virtues Guide Simple Ways to Bring Out the Best in Our Children and Ourselves, Linda Kavelin Popov

Authentic Happiness, Martin Seligman, PhD

Video Games & Your Kids How Parents Stay in Control, Hillary Cash and Kim McDaniel

The Happiest Baby on the Block and The Happiest Toddler on the Block – The New Way to Stop the Daily Battle of Wills and Raise a Secure and Well-Behaved One- to Four-Year Old, Harvey Karp, MD

Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls; Odd Girl Speaks Out: Girls Write about Bullies, Cliques, Popularity, and Jealousy, Rachel Simmons

The Bully, the Bullied and the Bystander: From Preschool to High School – How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence and other books by Barbara Coloroso

Respectful Parents Respectful Kids – 7 Keys to Turn Family Conflict Into Cooperation, Sura Hart and Victoria Kindle Hodson

Uncommon Sense for Parents With Teenagers and Staying Connected to Your Teenager, Michael Riera, PhD

Bringing Up Bébé – One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting, Pamela Druckerman

I Love You Rituals: Fun Activities for Parents and Children That Boost Brain Potential, Encourage Cooperation and Sharing, Promote Learning and Literacy, Increase Attention and Decrease Power Struggles, Build Bonds of Unconditional Love, Becky A. Bailey, PhD