Recommended Books

These are some of My Favorite Parenting Books

General Parenting

Anxiety

Parenting ADHD

Emotion Regulation

Executive Function

General Parenting

How to Talk So Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish is my #1 pick, especially if you only have time for one book. Following the recommendations in Chapter 1 is enough to make a dramatic positive difference.

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Raising a Secure Child: How Circle of Security Parenting Can Help You Nurture Your Child's Attachment, Emotional Resilience, and Freedom to ExploreRaising a Secure Child by Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper & Bert Powell

 

Raising Human Beings by Ross W. Greene, PhD

HTRAAPaperBackCover.jpgHow to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims

Image result for the price of privilegeThe Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids by Madeline Levine, PhD

How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough

The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed by Jessica Lahey

 

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind By Daniel J. Siegel, MD & Tina Payne Bryson, PhD

How to Hug a Porcupine: Negotiating the Prickly Points of the Tween Years by Julie Ross

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

 Anxiety

Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous and Independent Children by Reid Wilson, PhD & Lynn Lyons, LICSW

What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming OCD by Dawn Huebner, PhD

 

For older children and adults

Stopping the Noise in Your Head by Reid Wilson, PhD

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life (Mark Manson Collection Book 1) by [Manson, Mark]The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

Emotion Regulation

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children by Ross W. Greene, PhD

 

Smart But Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD by Thomas E. Brown, PhD

Parenting ADHD

Mindful Parenting for ADHD by Mark Bertin, MD

The Family ADHD Solution: A Scientific Approach to Maximizing Your Child's Attention and Minimizing Parental Stress by [Bertin MD, Mark]The Family ADHD Solution: A Scientific Approach to Maximizing Your Child’s Attention and Minimizing Parental Stress by Mark Bertin

What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and LifeWhat your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew by Sharon Saline

8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD by Cindy Goldrich

 

 

ImpactADHD© Store: Parenting ADHD NowParenting ADHD Now by Elaine Taylor-Klaus & Diane Dempster

Parenting Children with ADHD: 10 Lessons That Medicine Cannot Teach by Vincent Monastra, PhD

Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder by Edward M. Hallowell, MD and John J. Ratey, MD

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children by Ross W. Greene, PhD

 

Smart But Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD by Thomas E. Brown, PhD

 Executive Function Skill Building

Product DetailsSmart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential by Peg Dawson, EdD & Richard Guare, PhD

Product DetailsSmart but Scattered Teens: The “Executive Skills” Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential by Richard Guare, PhD & Peg Dawson, EdD

Product DetailsLate, Lost, and Unprepared: A Parents’ Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning by Joyce Cooper-Kahn, PhD & Laurie Dietzel, PhD