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Parenting With Love and Logic by Foster Cline and Jim Fay
In the context of a healthy, loving relationship, “Love and Logic” parents teach their children responsibility and the logic of life by solving their own problems and providing skills for coping in the real world. There are other “Love and Logic” books for specific populations, including very young children; see the Love and Logic website.
Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg
A simple, yet powerful, methodology for communicating in a way that meets both parties’ needs.
The Scientist in the Crib: What Early Learning Tells us About the Mind, by Alison Gopnik
A compelling discussion of the the latest findings about the minds of children and a provocative argument that young children resemble practicing scientists.
The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go so Their Children can Succeed by Jessica Lahey
Lahey focuses on the critical school years when parents must learn to allow their children to experience the disappointment and frustration that occur from life’s inevitable problems so that they can grow up to be successful, resilient, and self-reliant adults.
A Path Appears: Transforming Lives and Creating Opportunity by Nicolas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn
One person can make a difference, sometimes a big difference.