"Every child deserves Great Parenting & every parent deserves the Joy that Great Parenting can bring."

 

Resources

Great Books

These books are consistent with the democratic parenting style.

  • Children the Challenge by Rudolph Dreikurs
  • Delivered From Distraction by Dr Edward Hallowell, MD and John J Ratey, MD
  • Driven to Distraction by Dr Edward Hallowell, MD and John J Ratey, MD
  • Duct Tape Parenting by Vicki Hoefle
  • Honey, I Wrecked the Kids by Alyson Schafer
  • How to Talk so Kids Will Listen by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • Life in the Family Zoo by John M Platt
  • Parenting With Courage and Uncommon Sense by Linda Jessup and Emory Luce Baldwin
  • Positive Discipline Series by Jane Nelsen
  • Sex & Sensibility by Deborah Roffman
  • Siblings Without Rivalry by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  • The Blessing of a Skinned Knee by Wendy Mogel
  • The Blessing of a B Minus by Wendy Mogel
  • The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness by Dr Edward Hallowell
  • The Creative Force by Betty Lou Bettner and anything else by Betty Lou Bettner
  • The Five Love Languages Series by Gary Chapman
  • The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown
  • The R.A.T. Real World Aptitude Test by Homer H Moyer
  • The Whole Brained Child by Daniel Siegel, MD
  • Win the Whining War and Other Skirmishes by Cynthia Whitham
  • Yes, Your Teen is Crazy by Michael Bradley
  • Your One-Year-Old and books for other ages in the series by Louise Bates Ames and Frances L. Ilg
  • If I Could Just Cook in My Car: A Busy Mom’s guide to Healthy Family Meals with Less Time, Stress and Money by Lisa Sanderson
  • Lose That Mommy Guilt: Tales and Tips From an Imperfect Mom by Cara Maksimow

The Parent Encouragement Program (PEP) has additional books listed on their website www.pepparent.org.

Upcoming Events

Jan
29
Wed
Parenting Essentials Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ PCM
Jan 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Parenting Essentials Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ PCM | Summit | New Jersey | United States

For parents of 5-12 year olds

This four-week, follow-up course to “Parenting Essentials Part 1” builds on the positive parenting foundation and adds practical, effective things to do when your kids annoy you or really make you mad. You’ll also learn how to address your children’s misbehavior, help your child handle strong emotions, how to teach self-sufficiency, and how to set limits. Each class session includes individual problem solving and support.  This class will help you change from traditional parenting to using positive, effective tools consistently to build good relationships with your children and enjoy a smoothly functioning family life.

Includes: Four 2-hour sessions, textbook, materials, and private Facebook group. Optional private coaching session offered at a discount.

Parenting Essentials Part 1 is a prerequisite.

Jan 15, 22, 29, and Feb 5 @ 7-9:00 pm

  • Without the 1 hour private coaching – $279 Special price for this term only $205. Use promo code PE2HB205
  • Including 1 hour private coaching ($400 value) – $359
  • Without the 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $494
  • Including 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $574
Feb
5
Wed
Parenting Essentials Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ PCM
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Parenting Essentials Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 5-12 year olds) @ PCM | Summit | New Jersey | United States

For parents of 5-12 year olds

This four-week, follow-up course to “Parenting Essentials Part 1” builds on the positive parenting foundation and adds practical, effective things to do when your kids annoy you or really make you mad. You’ll also learn how to address your children’s misbehavior, help your child handle strong emotions, how to teach self-sufficiency, and how to set limits. Each class session includes individual problem solving and support.  This class will help you change from traditional parenting to using positive, effective tools consistently to build good relationships with your children and enjoy a smoothly functioning family life.

Includes: Four 2-hour sessions, textbook, materials, and private Facebook group. Optional private coaching session offered at a discount.

Parenting Essentials Part 1 is a prerequisite.

Jan 15, 22, 29, and Feb 5 @ 7-9:00 pm

  • Without the 1 hour private coaching – $279 Special price for this term only $205. Use promo code PE2HB205
  • Including 1 hour private coaching ($400 value) – $359
  • Without the 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $494
  • Including 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – $574
Feb
6
Thu
Thriving With Teens Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 13-18 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thriving With Teens Part 2: Becoming a More Encouraging Parent (for parents of 13-18 year olds) @ Calvary Episcopal Church | Summit | New Jersey | United States

For parents of 13-18 year olds

In this 4-week follow up program to Thriving With Teens Part 1, you will understand and redirect “mis”behavior, encourage responsibility in your teens, and gain strategies for respectful problem solving with your teen.

Thriving With Teens Part 1 is a prerequisite.

Jan 9, 16, 23, and Feb 6 @ 7-9 pm

Includes: Four 2-hour sessions, textbook, materials, and private Facebook group.

Optional private coaching session offered at a discount.

Spouse receives 40% discount if class taken together.

  • Without the 1 hour private coaching – $279
  • Including 1 hour private coaching ($404 value) – $359
  • Without the 1 hour private coaching + Spouse – ($558 value) – $449
  • Including 1 hour private coaching  + Spouse-($683 value)- $529
Feb
21
Fri
Parents That Matter Book Club – “How To Raise Successful People” @ The Book House
Feb 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Parents That Matter Book Club - "How To Raise Successful People" @ The Book House

Discussion facilitated by Lisa DiSciullo, Parent Coach and Educator, owner of Parenting Matters NJ.

Call 973-564-6262 to order from The Book House in Millburn or get the audible version from Libro.fm and be sure to designate The Book House as your local book store.

Our discussion will be in January
Friday, February 21 @ 9:30 am

The Book House, 281 Essex St, Millburn

The Book House also has delicious coffee and tea for purchase.

 

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