Counselor's Corner: Parent Resources

WLES Counselor - Karen Laureno

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Books for Parents

  • The Angry Child : Regaining Control When Your Child Is Out of Control, by Timothy Murphy, Loriann Hoff Oberlin
  • The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children, by Ross W. Greene
  • Raising Resilient Children : Fostering Strength, Hope, and Optimism in Your Child, by Robert Brooks, Sam Goldstein
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, by Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish
  • Parenting With Love and Logic : Teaching Children Responsibility, by Foster W. Cline, Jim Fay
  • Playground Politics: Understanding the Emotional Life of the School-Age Child, by Stanley I., M.D. Greenspan
  • The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying the Five "Difficult" Types of Children, by Stanley I. Greenspan, Jacqueline Salmon
  • The Child With Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth, by Stanley I., Md. Greenspan
  • Raising Our Children To Be Resilient: A Guide To Helping Children Cope With Trauma in Today's World, by Linda Goldman
  • Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too, by Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish

Helpful Web Sites

Books to Read with Your Children

  • Special Kids in School Series  
  • The Tenth Good Thing About Barney, by Judith Viorst
  • Lifetimes, by Bryan Mellonie
  • The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: 20th Aniversary Edition, by Leo Buscaglia
  • The Saddest Time (An Albert Whitman Prairie Book), by Norma Simon, Jacqueline Rogers
  • Dog Heaven, by Cynthia Rylant
  • Cat Heaven, by Cynthia Rylant

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