Bibliography of Additional Resources
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.
Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990
Insightful. Helpful for people building or rebuilding their lives.
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.
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.
Between Parent and Teenager.
New York: Macmillan, 1969
Still relevant. Solid advice about dealing with particular situations.
Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus.
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1992
Helpful information regarding gender-based differences.
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.
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.
The One Minute Father.
New York: William Morrow & Co., 1983
An excellent approach to managing misbehaviour and bringing forth the best in your children.
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.
Building Stronger Families.
Victor, Illinois: Victor Books, 1984
A practical guide for building positive family relationships.
An activity-oriented approach for use with children of divorce that is based upon the developmental stages and needs of the child.
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.
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.
Hidden Keys to Loving Relationships.
Gary Smalley Seminars, 1994
This series covers 18 topics on building relationships taught by Gary Smalley - each about 50 minutes in length.
Hidden Keys to a Loving Lasting Marriage.
Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing, 1984
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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