Recommended Books

Books Recommended by Jacqueline:
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Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More than Peers ~ Dr. Gordon Neufeld

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting ~ Dr. Laura Markham

Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings: How to Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends for Life ~ Dr. Laura Markham

Parenting by Connection ~ Patty Wipfler

Hands Free Mama ~ Rachel Macy Stafford

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children ~ Dr. Ross W. Greene

The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It ~ Kelly McGonigal

The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It ~ Kelly McGonigal

Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life ~ Byron Katie

Surviving Parental Alienation: A Journey of Hope and Healing ~ Baker, Amy J. L.,

Co-Parenting with a Toxic Ex : What to Do When Your Ex-Spouse Tries to Turn the Kids Against You ~ Baker, Amy J. L.,

Divorce Casualties : Understanding Parental Alienation ~ Darnall, Douglas

A Family’s Heartbreak: A Parent’s Introduction to Parental Alienation  ~ Jeffries, Michael with Dr. Joel Davies

Divorce Poison: How to Protest your Family from Bad-Mouthing and Brainwashing ~ Richard Warshak

Parenting Without Power Struggles: Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids While Staying Cool, Calm and Connected ~ Susan Stiffelman

Between Parent and Child: The Bestselling Classic That Revolutionized Parent-Child Communication ~ Dr. Haim Ginott

Liberated Parents, Liberated Children: Your Guide to a Happier Family ~ Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are ~ Brené Brown

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ ~ Daniel Goleman

The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence Gavin de Becker

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk ~ Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids ~ Kim John Payne

Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason ~ Alfie Kohn

The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter, & Miracles Bruce H. Lipton

Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind ~ Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind ~ Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus: The Classic Guide to Understanding the Opposite Sex ~ John Gray

Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too ~ Adele Faber

Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles: Winning for a Lifetime ~ Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, Energetic ~ Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life ~ Marshall B. Rosenberg