Book List

Parenting Books

Over the years I've come across a handful of wonderfully insightful books. Each one of the titles below I implement in my teachings and recommend to my private clients.

The Five Love Languages of Children - Recommended Parenting Books
The Five Love Languages of Children
by Gary D. Chapman
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The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family - Recommended Parenting Books
The Connected Child:
Bring Hope and Healing to
Your Adoptive Family

by Karyn Purvis
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The Whole-Brained Child - Recommended Parenting Books
The Whole-Brain Child
by Daniel Siegel
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The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness - Recommended Parenting Books
The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness
by Joy by Edward M. Hallowell
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Parenting as a Spiritual Journey - Recommended Parenting Books
Parenting as a Spiritual Journey
by Nancy Fuchs
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Parenting With Love and Logic - Recommended Parenting Books
Parenting With Love And Logic
by Foster Cline
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Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood - Recommended Parenting Books
Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood
by Jim and Charles Fay
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Screamfree Parenting - Recommended Parenting Books
Scream Free Parenting
by Hal Stone, LMFT
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It Won't Hurt Forever - Recommended Parenting Books
It Won't Hurt Forever
by Peter A. Levine
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Shaping the Man Inside Teenage Boys - Recommended Parenting Books
Shaping the Man Inside Teenage Boys
by Bill Beausay
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How to Hug a Porcupine - Recommended Parenting Books
How to Hug a Porcupine
by Julie Ross
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Heroes for My Son - Recommended Parenting Books
Heroes for My Son
by Brad Meltzer
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101 Ways to Say I Love You - Recommended Parenting Books
101 Ways to Say I Love You
by Vicki Lansky
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200 Ways to Raise a Boy's Emotional Intelligence - Recommended Parenting Books
200 Ways to Raise a Boy's Emotional Intelligence
by Will Glennon
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Divorce and Trauma Books for Adults

Splitting - Book About Dealing with Divorce and Trauma With Kids
Splitting
by Bill Eddy
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Parenting Plans for Families After Divorce
by Joan McWilliams
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Parents Are Forever
by Shirley Thomas
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Books About Divorce and Trauma for Kids

Parents often need help talking to their kids about hard times, including divorce. These authors have made it easier and sometimes fun to have conversations about uncomfortable topics. Kids often want and need to talk, and this helps open the door for them to do so.


Mommy and Daddy are Getting Divorced
by Kristine Turner
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Dinosaurs Divorce - A Book About Dealing with Divorce and Trauma With Kids
Dinosaurs Divorce
by Marc Brown
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Divorced But Still My Parents - A Book About Dealing with Divorce and Trauma With Kids
Divorced But Still My Parents
by Shirley Thomas, PhD
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The Best of Both Nests - A Book About Dealing with Divorce and Trauma With Kids
The Best of Both Nests
by Jane Clarke
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The Invisible String - A Book About Dealing with Divorce and Trauma With Kids
The Invisible String
by Patricia Karst
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I Don't Want to Talk About It - A Book About Dealing with Divorce and Trauma With Kids
I Don't Want to Talk About It
by Jane Franz Ransom
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Sometimes I'm a Bombaloo - A Book About Dealing with Divorce and Trauma With Kids
Sometimes I'm A Bombaloo
by Rachel Vai
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The Kissing Hand - A Book About Dealing with Divorce and Trauma With Kids
The Kissing Hand
by Audrey Penn
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When My Parents Forgot How to Be Friends - A Book About Dealing with Divorce and Trauma With Kids
When My Parents Forgot How to Be Friends
by Jennifer More-Mallinos
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Children's Books

Yes, there are thousands of children's books out there on every topic you could imagine. This is a short list of books that I recommend addressing childhood issues and concerns in a positive way.

Love Your Forever - Children's Book
Love You Forever
by Robert Munsch
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Just the Way You Are - Children's Book
Just the Way You Are
by Max Lucado
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The Quiltmaker's Gift - Children's Book
The Quiltmaker's Gift
by Jeff Brumbeau
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The Prince Who Wrote A Letter
by Child's Play
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Children Just Like Me
by Unicef
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Cars and Trucks and Things That Go
Richard Scarry
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