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        The Danish Way of Parenting by Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandahl

        Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline by Becky A. Bailey, Ph.D.

        Parenting Under Fire: How to Communicate with a hurt, angry, rejecting, distant child by Amy Baker and            Paul Fine

        How to Talk So Kids Will Listen by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

        The "Me, Me, Me" Epidemic by Amy McCready

        No-Drama Discipline by Daniel J. Sirgel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

        Parenting for Peace and Justice by Kathleen McGinnis and James B. McGinnis

        Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids by Dr. Laura Markham

        Raising a Secure Child: How Circle of Security Parenting Can Help you Nurture Your Child's                                  Attachment, Emotional Resilience, and Freedom to Explore by Kent Hoffman

        Scream Free Parenting by Hal Runkel, LMFT

        Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne, M.Ed


RECOMMENDED PARENTING WEBSITES, a nonprofit organization, is dedicated to ending corporal punishment of children. Their mission is to raise awareness of both parents and educators that spanking is violence and harms children. The avalanche of research correlates spanking to a cascade of negative outcomes including increased aggression, mental illness, drug & alcohol abuse, and suicide, to name only a few. Click here for the website.

Best Start: Ontario's Maternal Newborn and Early Child Development Resource Centre is a key program of Health Nexus, a bilingual health promotion organization that works with diverse partners to build healthy, equitable and thriving communities. The Best Start Resource Centre supports service providers who work in preconception health, prenatal health and early child development. Click here for the website.

Positive Discipline in Everyday Life: a Canadian charitable organization dedicated to promoting healthy adult-child relationships. They provide programs for parents and caregivers to help them handle conflict with children and training for professionals who want to deliver their programs. To learn more about their approach and to download their parenting book click here.


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