SUGGESTED READING FOR PARENTS

Baksh, Nadir, PsyD and Laurie Murphy, PhD. In the Best Interest of the Child: A Manual for Divorcing Parents. Prescott, Arizona: Hohm Press, 2007.

Baldwin, Rahima. You Are Your Child’s First Teacher: Encouraging Your Child’s Natural Development from Birth to Age Six. New York: Ten Speed Press/Crown Publishing Group, Third Edition, 2012.

Berends, Polly Berrien. Whole Child / Whole Parent. New York: Harper Paperbacks, Fourth Edition, 1997.

Bly, Robert. The Sibling Society. New York: Addison-Wesley, 1996.

Brazelton, T. Berry, MD and Stanley Greenspan, MD. The Irreducible Needs of Children: What Every Child Must Have to Grow, Learn, and Flourish. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, 2000.

Britz-Crecelius, Heidi. Children at Play: Using Waldorf Principles to Foster Childhood Development. South Paris, Maine: Park Street Press, 1996.

Caplan, Mariana. To Touch Is to Live: The Need for Genuine Affection in an Impersonal World. Prescott, Arizona: Hohm Press, 2002.

Cohen, Lawrence J. Playful Parenting. New York: Random House, Ballantine Books, 2001.

Elkind, David. The Power of Play: Learning What Comes Naturally. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, 2007.

_______. The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, 25th Anniversary Edition, 2006.

_______. Miseducation: Preschoolers at Risk. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987.

Fedorschak, Karuna. Parenting, A Sacred Task: Ten Basics of Conscious Childraising. Prescott, Arizona: Hohm Press, 2003.

Firestone, Lillian. The Forgotten Language of Children. New York: Indications Press, 2008. [About raising children in the Gurdjieff Work.]

Gaskin, Ina May. Spiritual Midwifery. Summertown, Tennessee: The Book Publishing Co., Fourth Edition, 2002.

                       

Gerber, Magda and Allison Johnson. Your Self-Confident Baby: How to Encourage Your Child’s Natural Abilities From the Very Start. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998.

Ginott, Haim. Between Parent and Child. NY: Avon Books, 1965. New, revised and updated edition by Dr. Alice Ginott and Dr. H. Wallace Goddard. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2003.

Healy, Jane. Endangered Minds: Why Our Children Don’t Think. New York: Touchstone, 1990.

Holt, John. Escape From Childhood: The Needs and Rights of Children. Wakefield, Mass.: Holt Associates, 1975, 1984. New Edition, Holt GWS, LLC, 2013.

_______. How Children Learn. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, Revised Edition, 1995.

_______. How Children Fail. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, Revised Edition, 1995.

 

_______, and Pat Farenga, Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling.  Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, Revised Edition, 2003.

Kabat-Zinn, Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn. Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting. New York: Hyperion, 1997.

La Leche League International. The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding. New York: Plume, Penguin Books, 1958, 2004.

Leboyer, Frederick. Birth Without Violence. Rochester, Vermont: Healing Arts Press, 7th Revised Edition, 2009.

Liedloff, Jean. The Continuum Concept: In Search of Happiness Lost. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press, 1986.

Louv, Richard. Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder. 2005. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Algonquin, 2006.

Lozowick, Lee. Conscious Parenting. Prescott, Arizona: Hohm Press, Revised Edition, 2010.

Mendizza, Michael with Joseph Chilton Pearce. Magical Parent, Magical Child: The Art of Joyful Parenting. Berkeley: North Atlantic Books, 2004.

Miller, Alice. The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self. New York: Basic Books, 1997. Revised Edition, 2008.

_______. Thou Shalt Not Be Aware: Society’s Betrayal of the Child. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998.

Miller, Karen Maezen. Momma Zen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood. Boston: Shambhala, Trumpeter Books, 2006.

Montagu, Ashley. Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin. New York: Harper Collins, 1978.

Neill, A.S. Summerhill School: A New View of Childhood. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin,Revised Edition, 1995.

Neufeld, Gordon, PhD and Gabor Mate, MD. Hold On To Your Kids: Why Parents Matter. Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, Canada, 2004.

Pearce, Joseph Chilton. Magical Child. New York: Plume, Penguin Books, USA, Revised Edition, 1992.

_______. Magical Child Matures. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1985.

_______. The Biology of Transcendence: A Blueprint of the Human Spirit. Rochester, Vermont: Park Street Press, 2004, 2002.

_______. Evolution’s End: Claiming the Potential of Our Intelligence. New York: HarperCollins, 1992.                     

Shah, Idries. Learning How To Learn: Psychology and Spirituality in the Sufi Way. New York: Penguin, 1981, 1996.

Solter, Aletha J., PhD. Attachment Play: How to Solve Children’s Behavior Problems with Play, Laughter, and Connection. Goleta, California: Shining Star Press, 2013.

_______. The Aware Baby. Goleta, California: Shining Star Press, Revised Edition 2001.

_______. Tears And Tantrums: What To Do When Babies and Children Cry. Goleta, California: Shining Star Press, 1998.

Stettbacher, J. Konrad. Making Sense of Suffering: The Healing Confrontation with Your Own Past. New York: Plume, Penguin Books, 1995.