Suggested Reading For Parents

Biderman, Ellen, Montoya, Diana, Steele, Paula Watch Me Play, Watch Me Learn, the University of New Mexico, New Mexico, 2009.

Carlsson-Paige, N. and Levin,D. E. Who’s Calling the Shots?, New Society Publishing, Pennsylvania, 1990.

*Davis, Laura and Keyser, Janice Becoming The Parent You Want To Be, Broadway
Books, New York, 1997.

*Faber, A. and Mazlish,E. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk, Avon Books, New York, 1982.

*Faber, A. and Mazlish,E. Siblings Without Rivalry, Avon Books, New York, 1988.

Ilg, F.L.and Ames, L. B. Child Behavior: From Birth to Ten, Harper Row, New York, 1955. (NOTE: Please be aware of the section on spanking. Santa Monica College and I are strongly opposed to spanking).

Klein, Barbara Raising Gifted Kids

Leach, Penelope Your Baby, Your Child: From Birth to Age Five, Knopf, New York, 1987.

Lerner, Claire & Dombro, Amy L. Bringing Up Baby, Zero To Three Press, Washington, D.C., 2005.

*Lieberman, Alicia The Emotional Life of the Toddler, The Free Press, New York, 1993.

Paris, Thomas and Paris, Eileen “I’ll Never So To My Kids What My Parents Did To Me!”, Warner Books, New York, 1992

Piper, Mary Reviving Ophelia, Ballantine Books Inc, New York, 1994. (adolescent girls)

Pollack, William Real Boys, Henry Holt and Company, Inc., New York, 1999. (boys)
Siegel, D. J. and Hartzell, M. Parenting From the Inside Out, Penguin Putnam, New York, 2003.

*Sunderland, Margot the science of parenting, DK Publishing, New York, 2006.