PARENTING BOOKS

Parenting Books
How to Talk so Kids Will Listen, and Listen so Kids Will Talk by Faber and Mazlish. This is a great book on dealing with some of the intense emotions children can experience and increasing the level of communication between you and your child. 

Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen. This is a book that discusses how to utilize discipline in a manner that will maintain mutual respect between parents and their children. This book explains how to use firmness and kindness while helping your child learn self-control.
Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey. This book discusses the myths, struggles, and advantages of having ADD. It also contains tips for parents about working with children with ADD. 
Delivered from Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey. This book discusses the attributes of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder including individual differences in learning styles and attention spans. This book also discusses different strategies to help parents work with their children through some of the common struggles of children with ADHD.
The Challenging Child by Stanley I. Greenspan. This is a book that helps parents with parenting a challenging child from both a nature and nurture perspectives.   
Freeing Your Child from Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child’s Fears, Worries, and Phobias by Tamar Ellsas Chansky. This book offers ideas to help your child feel less anxious and worried about the things that can interfere with their daily functioning.
Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Two Homes for Your Child by Isolina Ricci. The goal of this book is to aid parents in figuring out how to set up a strong, working, co-parenting relationship with their child’s other parent. The book discusses how to take a business type approach to dealing with the other parent for the benefit of the children. 
The Out of Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder by Carol Stock Kranowitz. This is a book that discusses identifying and working with children who have more sensitivities to sensory input. This can include noises or the way things feel.
Playground Politics, by Stanley Greenspan. This is a great book to help with developing strong relationships with your children and providing them with strategies to deal with stress and anxiety.
Like Dew Your Youth: Growing Up with Your Teenager by Eugene H. Peterson. In this book, Peterson discusses how to cope with common problems in the teenager-parent relationship, while helping your adolescent grow closer to both you and God.
The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome, by Tony Atwood. This is the definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's syndrome. It brings together a wealth of information on all aspects of the syndrome for children to adults. There is also an invaluable “frequently asked questions” chapter and a section listing useful resources for anyone wishing to find further information on a particular aspect of Asperger’s Syndrome.
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