Chodron, Pema. Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion. Shambhala (2003).

Covey, Stephen.  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Franklin Covey Co. (1989).

Covey, Stephen.  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families, Franklin Covey Co. (1997).

Kohn, Alphie, Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, High Praise, and Other Bribes. Houghton Mifflin (1993).

Paley, Vivian Gussin. The Kindness of Children. Harvard University Press, (1999).

Paley, Vivian Gussin, In Mrs. Tully’s Room: A Childcare Portrait. President and Fellows of Harvard College, (2001).

Richardson, Cheryl. Take Time for Your Life: A Personal Coach’s Seven-step Program for Creating the Life You Want. Broadway Books. (1999).

Tracy, Brian. Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time Berrett-Koehler Publishers; 2nd ed. edition (2007).

Parenting Infants and Young Children

BabyCenter website

Barker, Robin.  Baby Love: Everything You Need to Know about Your New Baby (Paperback) M. Evans and Company, Inc. (2002)

Stinson, Kathy. The Bare Naked Book, Annick Press Ltd., (1999).

Cryer, Debbie, Harms, Thelma, and Bourland, Beth, Active Learning Series Dale Seymour Publications, (1987).  [Each title is a separate book]
Active Learning for Infants, Active Learning for Toddlers, Active Learning for Threes,Active Learning for Fours, Active Learning for Fives

Phelan, Dr. Thomas.  1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 (Paperback)
Parentmagic, Inc.; 3rd edition (2003).

ParentMagic Newsletter"

Parents Against Junk Food  

Smallman, Clare.  Outside-in:  A Lift-the-flap body book. Barron’s, (1986).

Parenting Teens

Wolfe, Anthony, Get Out of My Life, but first could you drive me and Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager, Revised and Updated (Paperback). Farrar, Straus and Giroux; Rev Update edition (2002)

Pipher, Ph.D., Mary. The Shelter of Each Other: Rebuilding Our Families, Ballantine books, 1996.

Shure, Myrna. Raising a Thinking Preteen:  The “I can Problem Solve” Program for 8-to 12-Year Olds. Henry Holt and Co. (2000).

Learning Styles

Armstrong, Thomas. 7 Kinds of Smart: Identifying and Developing Your Many Intelligences. A. Plume Book (1993).

Bradway, Dr. Lauren and Albers Hill, Barbara. How to Maximize your Child’s Learning Ability:  A Complete Guide to Choosing and Using the Best Games, Toys, Activities, Learning Aids and Tactics for Your Child. Square One Publishers, 2003.


Living with Challenges

Armstrong, Thomas ADD/ADHD Alternatives in the Classroom (Paperback). Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development (1999).

Hallowell, MD Edward M. and John J. Ratey, MD. Delivered from Distraction:  Getting the Most our of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder.  Ballentine Books, New York, (2006).

Levin, MD Mel. A Mind at a Time. Simon Shuster, (2002).


Diversity Related Issues

Hofstede, Geert and Gert Jan Hofstede. Cultures and Organizations, Software of the Mind: Intercultural Cooperation and Its Importance for Survival.  Revised and expanded 2nd edition. McGraw Hill, New York, (2005).

Tatum, Beverly Daniel. “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”: And Other Conversations About Race. BasicBooks, (1997).

Wright, Marguerite A. I’m Chocolate, You’re Vanilla:  Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race-Conscious World – A guide for Parents and Teachers, Jossey-Bass, (1998).