Watermelons Not War! Cloud, Deegan, Evans, Imam, and Signer 1984 Evidently the authors felt that it was important for parents to talk to children about possible nuclear annihilation. For context, nuclear accidents and war were constantly in the news at
Between Parent & Teenager Ginott 1969 Ginott was the expert on child psychology and was rather groundbreaking in his approach to communication with children and teens. Ginott advocated compassionate talking and staying away from blaming the child. He also believed
You Can’t Do It All Ideas that work for mothers who work Lew 1986 Books like this make me mad. They particularly made me mad in the late 1980s and early 90s when I was in child hell. I would
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.