Archive for 'Books'

Parenting the Strong Willed Child

Parenting the Strong Willed Child

Authors Rex Forehand, Ph.D., and Nicholas Long, Ph.D., are experts in the field of child psychology. They have helped thousands of parents achieve discipline using positive reinforcement, without yelling or harming the child’s self-esteem. The Strong [...]

Child’s Play

Child’s Play

From one of Canada’s most inspiring and gifted sports heroes, an urgently needed guide to getting our kids active and healthy. Like many of us, Silken Laumann’s fondest childhood memories are of play: staying outside until [...]

Learning and Attention Disorders; A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Learning and Attention Disorders; A Guide for Parents and Teachers

Respected pediatrician William Feldman has written an accessible yet authoritative guide to dyslexia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and other learning disabilities that provide the latest information on diagnosis and treatment options, including the pros and cons [...]

Canada’s Toddler Care Book

Canada’s Toddler Care Book

Ever wished you had a paediatrician you could call every time you had everyday questions about your toddler? Do you wonder about your toddler’s health and well-being? Are you concerned whether your child is growing and [...]

Canada’s Pregnancy Care Book

Canada’s Pregnancy Care Book

Essential reading and expertise for anyone who is thinking about becoming pregnant or is already expecting While pregnancy can be one of the most exciting times in a woman’s life, it can also be one of [...]

How to Hug a Porcupine

How to Hug a Porcupine

Yesterday, your child was a sweet, well-adjusted eight-year-old. Today, a moody, disrespectful twelve-year-old. What happened? And more important, how do you handle it? How you respond to these whirlwind changes will not only affect your child’s [...]

The Survival Guide for Rookie Moms

The Survival Guide for Rookie Moms

Finally – Someone spills the dark and dirty beans about what it is really like to survive that first incredible year of motherhood. Filled with real tips from real parents, and based on their successful mommy [...]

Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House of Dad’s?

Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House of Dad’s?

This book explains to parents who are divorcing what they should expect when it comes to child custody. It is not designed as a weapon for “winning” the custody battle (a skirmish no one ever really [...]

Raising Kids in the 21st Century

Raising Kids in the 21st Century

This book is an easy-to-read guide on raising emotionally healthy children that is based on sound psychological research. Raising Kids in the 21st Century format makes it a good choice for students, parents, or practitioners. - [...]

Honey, I Wrecked the Kids

Honey, I Wrecked the Kids

Today’s kids are different. Our traditional parenting tactics aren’t working; in fact, they are making matters worse. Psychotherapist Alyson Schafer says, “Just as antibiotics created super bugs, old parenting methods have created the discipline-resistant child, and [...]