Useful Resources

Studying books on Parenting is part of the education process. Today it is easy to look up the internet to find titles.Despite that,some books are listed below to make it easier for you in the search exercise.The books are classified into six broad categories.Please visit your favourite book store and browse these titles to decide on what suits your particular need.(Please note that I do not have a vested interest in listing these books).

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  • The New Basics, by Michael Cohen
    (A to Z baby and childcare, for the modern parent.An upbeat look at common concerns of first time parents.)
  • What to Expect the First Year, by Heidi Murkoff,Sandee Hathway,Arlene Eisnberg
    (For your own;and for adopted children.)
  • The Baby Book, by William Sears and Marthe Sears
    (Everything you need to know about your baby,from birth to age two.)
  • The Mother of All Parenting Books, by Ann Douglas
    (Raising your children from preschool to preteens.)

  • Parenting With Dignity, by Mac Bledsoe
    (Teaches parents how to instill a sense of responsible decision making in their kids,based on a strong value-structure and a sense of accountability.)
  • Buddha Never Raised Kids and Jesus Didn't Drive Carpools, by Vickie Falcone
    (Parents have to be skilled in adapting to situations.)
  • Children Are From Heaven, by John Gray
    (Practical system for parenting from the author of Men are from Mars,Women are from Venus.)
  • How to Behave,so Your Children will too, by Sal Severe
    (To improve parenting and disciplining skills.)
  • Good Child Guide,by Noel Swanson MD
    (Putting an end to bad behaviour.The fastest and easiest way to get your children to listen and behave.)
  • Scream Free Parenting, by Hal Edward Runkel
    (Creating a loving family environment, filled with mutual respect and cooperation.)
  • Fatherhood, by Bill Cosby
    (A father write of his involvement in raising his children.)

  • Parenting by The Book, by John Rosemond
    (Biblical wisdom for raising your child - shaping respectful,responsible and obedient children.)
  • Successful Christian Parenting,by John MacArthur
    (Christians need to know what the Bible teaches about parents and how they should put those lessons into practice.)

  • Show Me You Love Me, by Tara Koerber
    (A parent's guide to teaching children that they are valuable.)
  • 10 Basic Principles of Good Parenting, by Laurence Steinberg
    (Research-based programme on how to raise a happy, healthy child.)

  • Positive Discipline, by Jane Ed.D.Nelsen
    (The first three years.Laying the foundation for raising capable and confident children.)
  • 1-2-3 Magic, by Thomas W.Phelan
    (Effective discipline for children 2-12.)
  • Parenting with Love and Logic, by Foster W
    (For disciplining older children.)
  • Discipline That Works, by Joyce Divinyi
    (Disciplining reduced to 5 simple steps.)
  • Dare to Discipline, by James Dobson
    (A comprehensive guide on disciplining.)

  • Your Defiant Child, by Russell A.Barkley,Christine M.Benton
    (8 steps to better behaviour.)
  • What Angry Kids Need, by Jennifer Ann Brown,Pam Provonsha Hopkins
    (Parenting your angry child without going mad.)
  • Explosive Child, by Ross W.Greene
    (For intensely emotional children.A new approach for understanding and parenting easily frustrated and chronically inflexible children.)
  • Parenting Isn't for Cowards, by James C. Dobson
    (Dealing confidently with strong-willed children.)
  • Raising Your Spirited Child, by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
    (A guide for parents whose child is more intense,sensitive,perceptive,persistent and energetic.)
  • The Hidden Gifts of the Introverted Child,by Marti Olsen Lancy
    (Helping your child thrive in an introverted world.)
  • Getting to Dry, by Max Maizels, Diane Rosenbaum, Barabara Keating
    (How to help your child overcome bed wetting.)