Recommended Reading


Parenting Books

Kids, Parents and Power Struggles by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Kids are Worth it by Barbara Coloroso.

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas W. Phelan

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Siblings without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

The Developing Child by Elizabeth Murphy

Motherstyles by Janet Penley and Diane Eble


Parents of College Students

Almost Grown: Launching Your Student from High School to college by Patrick Pasick

And One More Thing Before You Go by Maria Shriver

Empty Nest…Full Heart: The Journey from Home to College by Andrea Van Steenhouse

When Your Kid Goes to College: A Parent’s Survival Guide by Carol Barkin

Letting Go: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding the College Years by Karen Levin Coburn



Ten Lessons to Transform Your Marriage by John Gottman

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert by John Gottman

The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family and Friendships by John Gottman

Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: and How You Can Make Yours Last by John Gottman

The Verbally Abusive Relationship: How to Recognize It and How to Respond by Patricia Evans

The Verbally Abusive Man, Can He Change?: A Woman’s Guide to Deciding Whether to Stay or Go by Patricia Evans