BOOK REVIEW, PARENTAL ASPIRATIONS

Playful Parenting by Lawrence J Cohen

Playful Parenting is a surprisingly powerful approach to creating better relationships and cooperation.

BOOK REVIEW, PARENTAL ASPIRATIONS

The Power of Showing Up by Siegal and Bryson

Starting and ending on hope, this parenting book explains the why and how of showing up is the only thing a parent needs to do.

BOOK REVIEW, PARENTAL ASPIRATIONS

Parenting from the Inside Out by Siegel and Hartzell

Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive by Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell is a handbook for all parents, a must read!

BOOK REVIEW, FOCUS ON YOU

Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg

The concept of nonviolent communication is powerful. It's all about being conscious of the impact of our messages. The key is to listen with curiosity.

BOOK REVIEW, LOVE FIRST, PARENTAL ASPIRATIONS

Unconditional Parenting by Alfie Kohn

Prolific education and parenting author Alfie Kohn argues that there is a better way to parent than using rewards and punishments.

BOOK REVIEW, FOCUS ON YOU, UNDERSTANDING EMOTIONS

Complex PTSD by Pete Walker

A wonderful book that describes CPTSD and how to heal from its devastating effects on daily life.

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Untigering by Iris Chen

Untigering is an outstanding intersection of Peaceful Parenting and a deconstruction of systemic trauma in our society.

BOOK REVIEW, DEVELOPING ROUTINES

Atomic Habits by James Clear

James Clear's book is all about how to build productive habits and how to stop destructive habits.

BOOK REVIEW, PARENTAL ASPIRATIONS

How Children Learn by John Holt

This is a book that I wish all parents could read before they start getting uptight about their children’s education. The premise is that if you let kids be curious, they will be motivated to learn.