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Who said there’s no handbook for parenting?  Here is a list of must-read items for parents seeking strategies for managing children at home. 

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children

By Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.

Available on COSMOS

If I Have to Tell You One More Time…: The Revolutionary Program That Gets Your Kids to Listen Without Nagging, Reminding, or Yelling

By Amy McCready

Available on COSMOS

Raising Your Spirited Child

By Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Audio Book Available on COSMOS

Transforming the Difficult Child: The Nurtured Heart Approach

By Howard Glasser

Audio Book Available on COSMOS

No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame

By Janet Lansbury

Available on COSMOS

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

By Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Available on COSMOS
Ebook Available on Overdrive

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting

By Laura Markham

Available On COSMOS