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Here are some classics which must form a part of any parents life. These books of wisdom hold good irrespective of the times and age of your children.

Best Friends, Worst Enemies : Understanding the Social Lives of Children
Best Friends, Worst Enemies : Understanding the Social Lives of Children
Michael Thompson, Catherine O'Neill Grace, Lawrence Cohen
This book describes the social lives of kids and the appropriate roles of parents, teachers and school administrators. Why are children so mean to each other? Why is it so important to them to be popular? How can they be so loyal to their friends one moment and so treacherous the next? The book gives an insightful outlook and delivers support to parents whose child is a victim of vicious, random acts of physical and emotional cruelty by their peers.

It is filled with creative approaches to helping kids get in touch with and express their emotions. The author describes many techniques using play and art therapy, including use of drawings, music, games, puppets, and many other effective avenues to assist children and adolescents in coming to terms with emotional needs, wounds, and challenges. Windows to Our Children is interesting, relevant, and easy to read and should be very helpful to psychotherapists, teachers, parents, and anyone else who spends time with children.
Windows to Our Children : A Gestalt Therapy Approach to Children and Adolescents
Violet Oaklander


Tired of Arguing With Your Kids : Wisdom from Parents Who Have Been There
Tired of Arguing With Your Kids : Wisdom from Parents Who Have Been There
Dolores Curran
This book gives practical suggestions to parents around issues from chronic whining to monster spray. Curran writes with wit, wisdom and humor, enabling the reader to find the right words, the right attitude, and the right approaches to transforming argumentation into an effective, practical, and successful parenting tool of child management, growth and development.

 
How do you choose a good school? Writing lucidly throughout, the author offers, at the end of each chapter, helpful checklists for evaluating prospective schools. Are papers marked up with thoughtful comments? How serious is the school about art and music programs?
Choosing Excellence : 'Good Enough' Schools Are Not Good Enough
Choosing Excellence : 'Good Enough' Schools Are Not Good Enough
John Merrow, Jonathan Kozol

The Quickest Way for You to Help Your Children Learn to Like Themselves and Want to Behave Themselves
The Quickest Way for You to Help Your Children Learn to Like Themselves and Want to Behave Themselves
Spencer Johnson
 
Learn how to become an effective disciplinarian using nurturing and understanding, and how to help your children achieve their goals. A parent learns by trial and error how to be more nurturing -- applying One Minute Reprimands. Then the children help discover two even more important parenting methods -- One Minute Praisings and One Minute Goals.
 

Useful for parents or anyone working with teens, this book provides ideas, situation descriptions and creative solutions to problems with homework, peer pressure, curfews and communication. Written in an easy-to-read conversational text, it teaches how to raise children without using anger, judgment or manipulation.
Parents Teens and Boundaries : How to Draw the Line
Parents Teens and Boundaries : How to Draw the Line
Jane, Bluestein

Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life
Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life
Byron Katie, Stephen Mitchell (Contributor)
It is about how to resolve problems, live from a place of peace and aliveness, and how to examine what is, rather than our thoughts about what is. This is a simple, honest, and empowering book that captures the essence of how to live a rich, fulfilling and exciting life by letting go of mechanical behaviors from the past that stand in the way of aliveness and well-being.

How Children Fail
How Children Fail

John Holt
Since its first publication in 1964, this book has helped two generations of parents understand what actually happens in the classroom.

Holt's astute observation of children, his clear simple style, and his lifelong conviction that we can do better by our children make How Children Fail an enduring classic.

Without a doubt, this is the one of the best children's healthcare books available. Dr. Schmitt gives a thorough explanation about your child's illness, the set of symptoms, of what is going on and the home treatment. The book gives the parent some perspective on how ill or hurt the child really is at a time when it can be tough to keep a level head.

If you get only one children's healthcare book, make it this one!
Your Child's Health : The Parents' Guide to Symptoms, Emergencies, Common Illnesses, Behavior and School Problems
Your Child's Health : The Parents' Guide to Symptoms, Emergencies, Common Illnesses, Behavior and School Problems
Dr. Barton Schmitt

Discipline Without Stress Punishments or Rewards : How Teachers and Parents Promote Responsibility & Learning
Discipline Without Stress Punishments or Rewards : How Teachers and Parents Promote Responsibility & Learning
Marvin L. Marshall
This book gets to the basics of cause and effect, action and reaction of how children will act according to how they are treated or corrected. The author offers a wealth of ideas and puts a positive spin on that precious component of success -- attitude!

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