Good Reads

Raising Human Beings: Creating a collaborative partnership with your child

Greene, R. W.

 Renowned child psychologist explains how to cultivate a better parent-child relationship while also nurturing empathy, honesty, resilience, and independence. 

Ages 0-18

Peaceful parents, happy kids: How to stop yelling and start connecting

Markham, L.

Offers practical, easy-to-apply ideas to help parents regulate themselves and their own emotions in order to foster a better connection with their children to help them learn emotional intelligence, empathy, and responsibility.Offers practical, easy-to-apply ideas to help parents regulate themselves and their own emotions in order to foster a better connection with their children to help them learn emotional intelligence, empathy, and responsibility.Offers practical, easy-to-apply ideas to help parents regulate themselves and their own emotions in order to foster a better connection with their children to help them learn emotional intelligence, empathy, and responsibility.Offers practical, easy-to-apply ideas to help parents regulate themselves and their own emotions in order to foster a better connection with their children to help them learn emotional intelligence, empathy, and responsibility.

Ages 0-9

Raising a secure child: How circle of security parenting can help you nurture your child’s attachment, emotional, resilience, and freedom to explore

Hoffman, K., Cooper, G., & Powell, B. 

 The “Circle of Security” parenting strategies will help you learn how to balance nurturing and protectiveness with promoting your child’s independence; what emotional needs a child may be expressing through difficult behaviour; and how your own upbringing affects your parenting style—and what you can do about it. 

Ages 1-12

The Mother of all Toddler books

Douglas, A.

This book offers the inside scoop on what it's really like to raise a toddler; proving strategies for coping with whining, biting, dawdling, temper tantrums, and other hazards of

toddlerhood; sensible advice on making toilet-training as stress-free as possible for you and your child; comprehensive, medically-reviewed answers to all your toddler-related health questions; Canadian immunization schedules, toddler growth charts, child safety checklists, and much more.

Ages 1-3

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The Whole-Brain Child: 12 revolutionary strategies to nurture your child’s developing mind

Siegel, D.J. & Payne Bryson, T.

Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson demystify the meltdowns and aggravation, explaining the new science of how a child's brain is wired and how it matures. Complete with clear explanations, age-appropriate strategies for dealing with day-to-day struggles, and illustrations that will help parents explain these concepts to their children.and links, or connect data from your collection.

Ages 2-12

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No-Drama Discipline: The whole-brain way to calm the chaos and nurture your child’s developing mind

Siegel, D.J. & Payne Bryson, T.

Complete with candid stories and playful illustrations that bring the authors’ suggestions to life, No-Drama Discipline shows you how to work with your child’s developing mind, peacefully resolve conflicts, and inspire happiness and strengthen resilience in everyone in the family.

Ages 2-12

Hold on to Your Kids: Why parents need to matter more than peers

Neufeld, G. & Mate, G.

In this National Best Seller, Neufield and Mate argue that the growing phenomenon of peer orientation is undermining family cohesion and explains how parents and teachers can reverse the trend to serve as a source of guidance, love, and security for children.

Argues that the growing phenomenon of peer orientation is undermining family cohesion and explains how parents and teachers can reverse the trend to serve as a source of guidance, love, and security for children.

Ages 3-18

Julia Imanoff and Aaron Li are Registered Nurses who support and strengthen families. The content on this website and in our programs is research-based and adapted for real-life parenting. Copyright Colo Families Inc. 2020

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