Parenting

1-2-3 Magic by Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.
1-2-3 Magic by Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.
Effective, positive discipline strategies is the topic of this book through using three steps, based on the concept of "Stop" and "Start" behaviors. This book helps parents identify the things that need to stop (such as tantrums and whining) and focus on encouraging behaviors you would like your child to engage in (like getting homework completed without argument) in a practical, step-by-step format with lots of examples. This is a helpful book that can provide some support in one of the most challenging jobs—being a parent!
Kid-Friendly Parenting with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
Kid-Friendly Parenting with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children
This book addresses the unique joys and challenges of parenting with a focus on parenting a child who is deaf/hard of hearing. Topics covered include developing communication in the family, limits setting, helping a child develop a positive body image, building your child’s self esteem, and supporting positive social skill development. The writing is easy to read with many concrete examples given as well as resources in the larger community to tap into.    
Smart Parenting for Smart Kids
Smart Parenting for Smart Kids by Eileen Kennedy-Moore, PhD and Mark S. Lowenthal, PsyD
Do you struggle with how to respond your child who is a perfectionist, hard on himself when he makes mistakes, or unwilling to take risks because she’s not sure she’ll be good at something? This book uses examples and strategies to help parent children who are seen as bright and capable by others but struggle with feeling confident and successful, even in spite of their abilities.