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Parent Resources

Recommended Reading

(many of the books have links attached for our Amazon page)


For Parents: 

Get Over It! by Dan Hodgins

Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne, Lisa M. Ross

Balanced and Barefoot by Angela Hanscom

iGen by Jean Twenge

The Gardener and the Carpenter by Alison Gopnik

Punished by Rewards by Alfie Kohn

Unconditional Parenting by Alfie Kohn

Free to Learn by Peter Gray

Free-Range Kids by Lenore Skenazy

The Anxious Generation by Jonathan Haidt

For Children: 

Saying Goodbye to LuLu


Essays & Articles:

Five Reasons to Stop Saying “Good Job!” by Alfie Kohn

Give Childhood Back to Children by Peter Gray

The Overprotected Kid by Hanna Rosin

Over-parenting’s Faulty Logic by Madeline Levine

The Play Deficit by Peter Gray

The Joy and Sorrow of Rereading Holt’s “How Children Learn” by Peter Gray

Who Cleans Up? by Michael Leeman

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