Parenting ~ Families

Becoming a Family

The First Three Years

Margaret Shaw

Raising children is a lifelong journey and is never what you imagine it to be. Becoming a Family explores the first three intense and joyful years of the family journey. This is also a profound personal journey: Parents need to trust their own inner sense as a gui... read more

$24.95

Becoming a Family - The First Three Years






To Change A Mind

Parenting to Promote Maturity in Teenagers

John A McKinnon, MD

In this companion to his first book, An Unchanged Mind, Dr. McKinnon provides invaluable advice to all parents of teenagers and young adults. Using case studies gathered from his years helping parents with tr... read more

$20.00

To Change A Mind - Parenting to Promote Maturity in Teenagers






Under the Sky

Playing, Working and Enjoying Adventures in the Open Air

Sally Schweizer

Sally Schweizer presents a fresh world of possibilities for children in both urban and rural areas, opening doors to expanded experiences of life in the open air. Packed with anecdotes, games and practical activities, Under the Sky is a vibrant resource for parent... read more

$25.00

Under the Sky - Playing, Working and Enjoying Adventures in the Open Air



Adventures in Parenting

a support guide for parents

Rachel C Ross

Adventures in Parenting is such a lovely book. It is like having a wise grandmother at hand, one who answers so many of the perplexing questions that young parents find themselves puzzling over as they raise their children. Rachel Ross beautifully discusse... read more

$16.00

Adventures in Parenting - a support guide for parents


What Babies and Children Really Need

Sally Goddard Blythe

This book represents a milestone in our understanding of child development and what parents can do to give their children the best start in life. The author uses the latest scientific research to demonstrate how a baby’s relationship with the mother has a lasting and fun... read more

$30.00

What Babies and Children Really Need


The Genius of Natural Childhood

Secrets of Thriving Children

Sally Goddard Blythe

Young children love creative play, stories, nursery rhymes and games.  These are not only good fun, but are also good for the brain. Sally Goddard Blythe analyses why early movement matters, and how games develop children's skills at different stages of developmen... read more

$28.00

The Genius of Natural Childhood - Secrets of Thriving Children


Why Children Don't Listen

A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Monika Kiel-Hinrichsen

What can you do when a child just won't listen? How we speak to one another is at the very heart of human relationships. Children are frequently much better than adults at reading between the lines and deciphering the messages we send out through body language and our tone o... read more

$19.95

Why Children Don't Listen - A Guide for Parents and Teachers






In a Nutshell

Dialogues with Parents at Acorn Hill, A Waldorf Kindergarten

Nancy Foster

What an absolutely wonderful book! Nancy Foster has not only given us great explanation of just about everything parents new to Waldorf education ever wonder about, but she has gone on to give some of the best parenting advice ever written down. In other words, she has pou... read more

$18.00

In a Nutshell - Dialogues with Parents at Acorn Hill, A Waldorf Kindergarten






Seven Times the Sun - CD

A Homespun Collection for Parents & Teacher to Learn Songs by Ear

a cappella vocals by Shea Darian

Here's a 'learning tool' that will make your heart sing as your voice sounds forth! Shea Darian is an accomplished musician with a voice that must cause the angels to bend nearer to earth whenever she sings. She created her companion CD as a way to share these simple songs... read more

$15.95

Seven Times the Sun - CD - A Homespun Collection for Parents & Teacher to Learn Songs by Ear


Sanctuaries of Childhood

Nurturing a Child's Spiritual Life

Shea Darian

St. Paul enjoined his communities to "pray unceasingly". I have come to conclude that he didn't mean to train ourselves to repeat prayers 24/7 -- rather, I believe he meant to turn everything we do into a prayer, into a way to make manifest Love on the earth, into a way to... read more

$15.95

Sanctuaries of Childhood - Nurturing a Child's Spiritual Life






Bringing Out the Best in Boys

Communication Strategies for Teachers

Lucinda Neall

Although it is true that some of the material in this book is directed especially toward classroom teachers (the parts, for instance, about constructive ways to handle parent meetings), the better portion of the book contains gems that will be valuable to all teachers (wheth... read more

$23.95

Bringing Out the Best in Boys - Communication Strategies for Teachers



Set Free Childhood

Martin Large

A Parents' survival guide for coping with computers and TV. Children watch TV and use computers for five hourse daily, on average. But electronic media demands conflict with the needs of children. The result? REcord levels of learning difficulties, obesity, eating ... read more

$18.95

Set Free Childhood





Raising a Son

Parents and the Making of a Healthy Man

Don and Jeanne Elium

Having raised two boys, we think that the ideas presented in Raising a Son are so powerfully true that we only wish we had known of them when our sons were younger. The Eliums base their book on their observation (we agree) that boys need to know three things: Who's... read more

$14.99

Raising a Son - Parents and the Making of a Healthy Man


Raising a Daughter

Parents and the Awakening

Jeanne and Don Elium

Anyone else ever notice that girls are different from boys? We thought so. Give a girl a clear sense of her own uniqueness and the worth of that uniqueness, and she is well on her way toward a healthy womanhood. However, in our modern world, this is no small challen... read more

$14.99

Raising a Daughter - Parents and the Awakening




Raising a Teenager

Parenting and Families

Jeanne Elium & Don Elium

Jeanne and Don Elium, authors of Raising a Family, Raising a Son and Raising a Daughter have turned their expert eye to the challenges of parenting our teenagers in the midst of our modern world. They focus on two goals most parents have for their teens: graduating from high... read more

$12.99

Raising a Teenager - Parenting and Families



The Parallel Process

Growing Alongside Your Adolescent or Young Adult Child in Treatment

Krissy Posatek, LICSW

The Parallel Process is an essential primer for all parents, whether of troubled teens or not, who are seeking to help the family stay and grow together as they negotiate the potentially difficult teenage years. For many parents of troubled teenagers, a... read more

$20.00

The Parallel Process - Growing Alongside Your Adolescent or Young Adult Child in Treatment