Awaken the Genius in Your Child Tauraso and Batzler 1981 The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was the 1950s answer to self-help. It has been recycled through books like The Secret (2006) and a host of other
What to do when your mom or dad says… “We can’t afford it” Berry 1983 Joy Berry is a regular here at ALB. We have posted some of her stuff before here and here. Usually, these books are about a
Raising Pre-Teens: Tips and Techniques for Making the Most of Your Child’s Terrible Tweens. Dosani, MD and Cross 2004 Submission: The definition of “tween” varies from person to person but generally refers to ages 9-12 or so. This book includes
Teen-Age Tyranny Hechinger 1963 Submitter: I found this book while skimming through my local public library. The book is nearly 55 years old, and giving out information on how to handle your difficult teen. The chapter about television is particularly
God, the Rod and Your Child’s Bod The Art of Loving Correction for Christian Parents Tomczak 1982 Life is bad and children are out of control, but with a handy stick, you can beat the crap out of them. Really.
How to be a Jewish Mother A Very Lovely Training Manual Greenburg 1964 This was snagged from the humor section and is a training manual for Jewish mothers and how to really use passive aggressive comments and guilt. The author
We Never Had Any Trouble Before: First Aid for Parents of Teenagers Paine 1975 Submitter: I found this 40 year old parenting advice book languishing on the shelf at my local public library. This is such an important topic, but you
Softball Practice Maccarone 2007 Submitter: My daughter chose this on our last trip to our local public library. The summary from Scholastic: “Aunt Gracie drives Jan and friend Sam to the park for softball practice. As she drives off, Jan and