Parenting Styles


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We have conducted an extensive review and put together a smart collection of outstanding books and related products to help you learn more about yourself as a parent, about your children, and to give you strategies and activities to be a more effective and satisfied parent and to promote your children’s optimal outcomes. 

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Books on understanding parenting styles

A manual to get children to listen, pay attention and behave – without using punishments or rewards.

How can we teach children right from wrong in a world with so many contradicting ideals? How can we raise our children to prepare them for the challenges of an unknown future? How can we ensure their well-being in a fast-paced and ever-changing world? And how can we do it all without bribes, threats or coercion?

Democratic parenting is a system of non-punitive and non-corrupt trust and respect building between parent and child. The methods in the book teach parents, grandparents, teachers and child caregivers skills that inspire positive self-discipline, good judgment, clear thinking and generous cooperation in children..

This book cuts through the myths of authoritarian parenting and clears the clutter of permissive parenting to reveal a practical and sustainable ways to use democratic parenting in your own family:

+ How to stop defiance, backtalk, lying and outbursts by understanding the three reasons kids freak out.
+ How to set limits that kids respect – without using time-outs, threats or punishments.
+ How authoritarian and permissive parenting techniques can backfire and cause more harm than good.
+ Five unique ways to speak to kids so they listen and pay attention.
+ How to peer pressure proof your kids before they become teenagers.
+ And so many more practical start-right-now tips!

Parent Review:

“The method is so simple and easy. We weren’t having major behavioral problems but it was definitely enough to stress me out, and now it is over and I am HAPPY! Thanks!” – Sarah, Gold Coast Australia

A down-to-earth guide to regaining control of your kids and your family

Overindulgence is not the badge of a bad parent. In fact, it comes directly from having a good and generous heart. But despite our good intentions, the abundance we heap on our kids often becomes more than they need or can handle. Family and parenting experts Jean Illsley Clarke, Connie Dawson, and David Bredehoft help you to understand:

  • How damaging overindulgence can be for children
  • When you are overindulging–and how to stop
  • Which methods work best to establish firm rules and structure
  • How to instill responsibility and independence in your kids
  • What to do when family and friends are overindulging your kids
  • What grandparents can do to help

Based on new research gathered over the past ten years, How Much Is Too Much? gives you the insight and advice you need to put your children on track for a happy and successful life.

An updated edition—with a new preface—of the bestselling parenting classic by the author of “BRAINSTORM: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain”

In Parenting from the Inside Out, child psychiatrist Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., and early childhood expert Mary Hartzell, M.Ed., explore the extent to which our childhood experiences shape the way we parent. Drawing on stunning new findings in neurobiology and attachment research, they explain how interpersonal relationships directly impact the development of the brain, and offer parents a step-by-step approach to forming a deeper understanding of their own life stories, which will help them raise compassionate and resilient children.

Born out of a series of parents’ workshops that combined Siegel’s cutting-edge research on how communication impacts brain development with Hartzell’s decades of experience as a child-development specialist and parent educator, this book guides parents through creating the necessary foundations for loving and secure relationships with their children.


Books on approaches based on authoritative parenting style

You know you love your child. You attend school events, care for physical needs, and discipline when needed. But did you know that most children, even in loving households, doubt that they are genuinely and unconditionally loved?

In Dr. Ross Campbell’s groundbreaking book, he explains the emotional needs of a child and provides you with skills that will help your child feel truly loved and accepted. Using eye contact, affirmation, and spiritual nurturing, you’ll learn to really love your child no matter what the circumstances. The practical applications in How to Really Love Your Child have already helped over 2 million parents around the world show love to their children in a way that can be received and returned, again and again.
Even parents who deeply love their teen don’t always know how to express that love in a way that makes their teen feel loved and accepted. In How to Really Love Your Teen, Dr. Campbell  helps you create a balanced approach to parenting in the teen years. The skills you learn in this book will help you:

•    Communicate unconditional love
•    Handle teenage anger … and your own
•    Deal with adolescent depression
•    Establish loving communication even when your teen shuts down
•    Help your teenager grow spiritually

As you learn to love your teen in ways he or she can receive, you’ll be amazed at the joy the teenage years can bring.

With over thirty years of clinical psychiatric experience with children and their parents, Dr. Campbell knows how profoundly a parent can influence a child. By anticipating the needs of a child rather than reacting to his or her behaviors, parents develop a relational rather than adversarial family structure. Mothers and fathers will find tools aimed to help them build a healthy relationship with their child that meets all four basic emotional needs: to be nurtured in unconditional love, to be lovingly disciplined, to be trained in anger management, and to be protected from harmful influences. It is after these basic needs are met that a child will be able to understand and respond to spiritual matters.

Combining practical advice with anecdotal examples, Campbell offers a purposeful, life-long approach to building happy, healthy, spiritual children.