Information on this page & website is not medical advice and is intended for a Canadian audience. For medical advice speak to your physician.

 

PARENTING RESOURCES

Helpful Advice & Parenting Wisdom

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BACKBONE PARENTING

Barbara Coloroso

Are you too permissive, too rigid, or do you have a healthy "backbone" parenting style? 

1. Click to Read Handout

2. Click for Barbara Coloroso's website, article, handouts

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5 LOVE LANGUAGES (QUIZZES)

Gary Chapman, Ross Campbell

"You love your child, but does your child feel loved?"

Be sure your efforts are in the right direction. Learn your child's, teen's, partner's and your love languages: Physical Touch, Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Gifts, Acts of Service

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PRACTICAL PARENTING ADVICE

Alyson Schafer

A "Firm and Friendly" democratic approach can work wonders.

Learn how to handle sibling rivalry, tantrums and more.

Learn how to hold Adlerian Family Meetings: click here 

 

PARENTING

Articles and Resources

"THE GOOD ENOUGH MOTHER"

Winnicott's concepts of the value of "good enough" parenting

MODERN PARENTING

Kids don't respond to the "old ways" of parenting - consider a Firm and Friendly approach (democratic parenting)

 

MORE BOOKS

THE EXPLOSIVE CHILD

by Ross Greene PhD

Learn how to use Plan A, B and C to better respond to children's needs and prevent "explosions", unnecessary opposition, and even shutting down. May be especially helpful for children with ADHD, ASD. 

(Find book on Indigo)