Great Reads: My Top Picks

Great Reads: My Top Picks



When to Say Yes, When to Say No, To Take Control of Your Life

by Cloud & Townsend

Emotional Intelligence:
The Groundbreaking Book That Redefines What It Means to Be Smart

by Daniel Goleman

The Gifts of Imperfection:
Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be, and Embrace Who You Are

by Brene Brown

Expectation Hangover:
Free Yourself from your past, change your present and get what you really want

by Christine Hassler

Rising Strong:
How the ability to reset transforms the way we live, love, parent and lead

by Brene Brown

The New Science of Personal Transformation

by Dan Siegel



The Whole-Brain Child Workbook:
Practical Exercises, worksheets and activities to nurture developing minds

by Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Parenting with Love & Logic:
Teaching Children Responsibility

by Cline & Fay

Permission to Parent:
How to Raise Your Child with Love & Limits

by Robin Berman

Boundaries with Kids:
When to Say Yes, When to Say No, to Help Your Children Gain Control of Their Lives

by Cloud & Townsend

Boundaries with Teens:
When to Say Yes, How to Say No

by John Townsend

Negotiation Generation:
Take back your parental authority without punishment

by Lynne Griffin




Queen Bees and Wanna Bees: 
Helping your daughter survive cliques, gossip, boyfriends, and other realities of adolescence

by Rosalind Wiseman

American Girl Magazine: 
A refreshing alternative to teen magazines.  Fun but smart. Designed to help deal with and normalize those difficult moments in growing up.  For girls 8 to 12 years.

by American Girl Publishing, Inc.



It’s a Boy!
Your Son’s Development from Birth to Age 18

by Michael Thompson & Teresa Barker

Masterminds & Wingmen:
Helping Our Boys Cope

by Rosalind Wiseman

Raising Cain:
Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys

by Dan Kindlon and Michael Thompson



Boundaries in Marriage:

by Cloud & Townsend

Hold Me Tight:
Seven conversations for a Lifetime of Love

by Sue Johnson

Created for Connection:
The Hold Me Tight Guide for Christian Couples

by Sue Johnson

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work:
A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert

by John Gottman



Another Country:
Navigating the Emotional Terrain of our Elders

by Mary Pipher

When Roles Reverse:
A Guide to Parenting Your Parents

by Jim Comer