The following books have been both resources and friends for me. Somehow they appeared in my life at just the right time and hopefully they may create inspiration for your family. All are in print and available from your favorite bookseller.
Between Parent and Child was required reading for a child development course I took in college. Even before marriage and children, Dr. Ginott's work anticipated the family I have today.
WHAT DO YOU REALLY WANT FOR YOUR CHILDREN?
By Wayne W Dyer (Author)
Paperback: 480 pages
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks, 1st Edition
(August 21, 2001)
FROM THE MOMENT THEY ARE PLACED IN OUR ARMS, OUR WORK BEGINS . . .
PREPARING EACH CHILD TO MAKE THEIR WAY IN THE WORLD.
I Am Your Child Project, Parents’ Action for Children Foundation
National Scientific Council on the Developing Child, Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University
Zero To Three, National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families
BETWEEN PARENT AND CHILD
By Dr. Haim G. Ginott (Author)
Alice Ginott (Editor)
H. Wallace Goddard (Editor)
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Harmony, Revised
Updated Edition (July 22, 2003)
I was a young mother when I first read What Do You Really Want For Your Children? Dr. Dyer's answer was a beacon illuminating my embrace of the occasionally challenging and often rewarding gift of parenthood.
THE READ-ALOUD HANDBOOK
By Jim Trelease (Author)
Paperback: 384 pages
Publisher: Penguin Books,
7th Edition (June 25, 2013)
The Read-Aloud Handbook has been a source of much joy for me. As Jim Trelease writes in his seventh and final edition, “When we read to children, we are passing torches of literacy to the next generation."