As children transition from early years to school age, parents may need some help understanding the changes that they will be experiencing. These books provide a comprehensive guide that will help parents who are adapting to modern parenthood, negotiating the prickly points of the tween mind and sane advice for how to foster a good parent-child relationship.
Becoming AttachedRobert Karen
The struggle to understand the infant-parent bond ranks as one of the great quests of modern psychology, one that touches us deeply because it holds so many clues to how we become who we are. This book will take you on a voyage of personal discovery.
An insightful book about why some kids are more successful than others. Those that thrive have a few fundamental character traits in common, and thankfully these can be taught. This book offers practical, actionable ways to help develop these traits in children.
Super NormalMeg Jay
In this seminal new study of resilience, Meg Jay tells the stories of a diverse group of people who have overcome trauma in their childhoods to go on and live successful lives as adults. These are the 'supernormal', who defy expectation and achieve better than average success as adults.
All Joy and No FunJennifer Senior
Jennifer Senior attempts to untangle the paradox of modern parenthood with a well-researched and emotionally intelligent examination of real-life parenting experiences.
How to Hug a PorcupineJulie A. Ross
Julie A. Ross, executive director of Parenting Horizons, provides a peek into the perplexing tween mind and offers up the necessary tools for handling even the ‘prickliest’ tween moments.
The Book You Wish Your Parents Had ReadPhilippa Perry
Leading psychotherapist Philippa Perry shares the vital do’s and don’t’s of parenting. Full of sage and sane advice, Perry explains her recipe for good parent-child relationships.