Recommended Books


Following is a list of books we’ve found helpful for those looking for helpful reading on the topic of parenting:

Parenting – General

  • “Get Out of My Life But First Will You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall?” by Anthony Wolf
  • “How To Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk,” by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • “Parenting Through Adolescence,” by Laura Kastner 
  • “Positive Discipline for Teenagers: Empowering your Teen and Yourself Through Kind and Firm Parenting,” by Jane Nelson and Lynn Lott 
  • “Staying Connected to Your Teenager - How to Keep Them Talking to You and How to Hear What They are Saying,” by Michael Kiera
  • “Yes, Your Teen is Crazy: Loving Your Kid Without Losing Your Mind,” by Michael Bradner
  • “The Seven Year Stretch: How Families Work Together to Grow Through Adolescence,” by Michael Kastner
  • “Promise You Won’t Freak Out: A Teenager Tells Her Mom the Truth About Boys, Booze, Body Piercing and Other Touchy Topics,” by Doris Fuller

Parenting – Adolescent Girls

  • “Queen Bees & Wannabees: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends and the New Realities of Girl World,” by Rosalind Wiseman  
  • “Reviving Ophelia,” by Mary Pipher