Book Recommendations

Discussion in 'Gentle guidance' started by Empathic~Heart, Jun 26, 2002.

  1. Empathic~Heart

    Empathic~Heart Doing the best I can!

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    Suggested Reading for Parenting Philsophy and Practice You will find many listing categories for books here, the gentle guidance books are located under Philosophy & Practice. They link you to a review of each book. :)

    Others:
    Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Compassion - Marshall Rosenberg

    Punished by Rewards - Alfie Kohn

    Parent Effectiveness Training - Thomas Gordon

    Everyday Blessings - The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting - Jon & Myla Kabat Zinn

    Child Advocacy:
    For Your Own Good: Hidden Cruelty in Childrearing and the Roots of Violence - Alice Miller Alice Miller has several excellent books on parenting

    Spare the Child: The Religious Roots of Punishment & the Psychological Impact of Physical Abuse - Philip Greven

    This is a SMALL listing of books that are worthwhile! If you have others you'd like to share, please do so with a link to a review of some sort to make it easier for all of us when we're feeling desperate. ;) Here are links to previous threads on this topic too.

    http://www.amitymama.com/vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=2061
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  2. J3

    J3 Deadhead mama of girls

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    What happened to _The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting_ on this list? That is one of my personal favorites.
  3. Empathic~Heart

    Empathic~Heart Doing the best I can!

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    Just an oversight...

    it was the middle of the night! ;)

    I added it above.
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    amelia Breeder

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    can i add one?

    Kids Are Worth It by Barbara Colorosso
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    ~Darlene~ Soccer Mom

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    Thanks for this list Amy :thumbsup:
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    tandemmama I should be cleaning

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    I really liked Loving Your Child is Not Enough found a lot of help in that book. ( and I think I need to read it again!)
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    elfmaker mama to boys

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    i love "Tears and Tantrums" by Solter. it really helped with great advice on what to do/ how to handle those darn screaming fits that were driving me out of my mind. LOL IYKWIM!

    Luna
    mom to 3 boys-doing all the good crunchie stuff!!
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    sahmfiberaddict swimming in yarn

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    good book

    Kids are worth it! Giving your child the gift of inner discipline
    Barbara Coloroso

    *why discipline is not learned through threats and bribes
    *why teaching a child how to think instead of what to think builds self-confidence
    *the good news about the strong-willed child
    *using mealtime, bedtime, toilet-training, chores, allowance, and sibling rivalry as opportunities to help children develop thier own sense of inner discipline.
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    MotherMoon Super Crunch in AL

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    Hold on To Your Kids by Neufeld and Mate and Unconditional Parenting by Alfie Kohn. Both have changed my parenting completely.

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