Want to know the what, why and how of parenting? Or why you parent the way you parent? Or why your parents parented the way they parented? Want to raise emotionally balanced children and at the same time find your own emotional balance? Want to boost your child’s self esteem? Be a more playful parent? Connect, talk and listen to your child? Here are a few books to get you started. Some are old, some are new and all highly recommended and incredibly valuable …

The Science of Parenting by Margot Sunderland

Your Child’s Self Esteem by Dorothy Corkille Briggs

Between Parent and Child by Dr. Haim Ginott

Parenting for a Peaceful World by Robin Grille

Heart to Heart Parenting by Robin Grille

Playful Parenting by Lawrence J. Cohen, PhD