Bibliography of Additional Resources

unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Albert, Linda
Coping with Kids.
New York: Ballantyne Books, 1984

Sound, workable answers to many of the questions parents ask every day.
Braver, Stanford L. with O'Connell, Diane
Divorced Dads: Shattering the Myths
New York:
Tarcher/Putnam Inc., 1998

In this book, Sanford L. Braver--who led the largest federally funded study ever on issues confronting divorced fathers--shows how millions of well-intentioned parents, judges, lawyers, educators and other caregivers have been repeatedly and tragically misled by the most widely accepted social data about divorce and parenthood.
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Covey, Stephen
Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990

Insightful. Helpful for people building or rebuilding their lives.
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Faber, Adele & Mazlish, Elaine
Liberated Parents Liberated Children.
Avon Books, 1975

How the teachings of famed child psychologist Dr. Haim G. Ginott helped a group of parents and children find new understanding and fulfillment in family relationships.
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Ginott, Haim G.
Between Parent and Child.
Avon Books, 1975

A direct and easily understood method of getting through to your child - and winning his heart. Strives to establish a relationship of mutual responsibility, love, and respect.
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Ginott, Haim G.
Between Parent and Teenager.
New York: Macmillan, 1969

Still relevant. Solid advice about dealing with particular situations. 
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Gray, John
Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus.
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1992

Helpful information regarding gender-based differences.
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Gurian, Michael
The Wonder of Boys: What Parents, Mentors and Educators Can Do to Shape Boys into Exceptional Men.
New York: Tarcher/Putnam, 1996 (audio tape: Audio Partners)
Explains what a boy really needs: a primary and extended family, a relationship with his mother, father and mentors, support from his community, and good discipline.
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Hendrix, Harville
Getting the Love You Want: A guide for Couples.
New York: 
Harper & Row, 1990

The author's purpose in writing this book is to share with you what he has learned about the psychology of love relationships; and to help you transform your relationship into a lasting source of love and companionship. It's a book about the theory and practice of becoming passionate friends.
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Johnson, Spencer
The One Minute Father.
New York:
William Morrow & Co., 1983

An excellent approach to managing misbehaviour and bringing forth the best in your children.
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Mandel, Harvey P., and Marcus, Sander I.
Could Do Better: Why Children Under Achieve and What to Do About It.
John Wiley & Sons, 1995

An excellent resource for identifying the under achievement pattern your child is displaying. The authors provide an analysis of the dynamics underlying the under achievement and outline the necessary remedial actions.
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Money, Royce
Building Stronger Families.
Victor, Illinois: Victor Books, 1984

A practical guide for building positive family relationships.
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Neuman, Gary M.
Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way
New York: Random House, 1999

An activity-oriented approach for use with children of divorce that is based upon the developmental stages and needs of the child.


unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Pipher, Mary
The Shelter of Each Other: Rebuilding Our Families.
New York: Ballantyne Books, 1996

Challenges each of us to face the truth about ourselves and to find the courage to protect, nurture, and revivify the families we cherish.
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Pipher, Mary
Reviving Ophelia.
New York: Ballantyne Books, 1990

Dr. Pipher's accounts of girls she has treated for over twenty years who are dealing with living in a look-obsessed, media-saturated, "girl poisoning" culture.
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Smalley, Gary
Hidden Keys to Loving Relationships.
Gary Smalley Seminars, 1994

series covers 18 topics on building relationships taught by Gary Smalley - each about 50 minutes in length.
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Smalley, Gary
Hidden Keys to a Loving Lasting Marriage.
Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing, 1984
unexpected.jpg (2312 bytes) Wallerstein, Judith S., Lewis, Julia M. and Blakeslee, Sandra
The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce: The 25 year landmark study.
New York: Hyperion, 2000

This book examines how adult children of divorce view life differently from their peers who were raised in intact homes where parents also confronted marital difficulties, but decided to stay together. A major source of information on the question so many parents confront -- whether to stay unhappily married or to divorce. 

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