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Recommended Reading

The Price of Privilege

Madeline Levine, Ph.D., 2006

How Parental Pressure and material Advantage are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids


Letting Go with Love and Confidence

Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D., M.S. Ed. &

Susan Fitzgerald, 2011

Raising Responsible, Resilient, Self Sufficient Teens in the 21st Century


Why Do They Act That Way?

David Walsh, Ph.D., 2004

A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain

for You and Your Teen


Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Abuse

Nikki Babbit, 2000

How to spot adolescent drug & alcohol

abuse, stop it and get help for your family.


Building Resilience in Children and Teens 

Kenneth R. Ginsburg, M.D., M.S.Ed, FAAP

(2nd Edition), 2001


Parenting With Love and Logic

Foster Cline, M.D. & Jim Fay, 1990

Teaching Children Responsibility


The Hurried Child: Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon (3rd edition)  David Elkind, Ph.D.


Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing our Daughters from Marketer’s Schemes

Sharon Lamb, Ed.D. & Lyn Mikel Brown, Ed.D., 2006


Packaging Boyhood: Saving our Sons from Superheroes, Slackers and other Media Stereotypes

Lyn Mickel Brown, Ed.D, Sharon lamb, Ed.D, & Mark Tappan, Ed.D., 2009


Queen Bees and Wannabes

Rosalind Wiseman, 2009

Helping Your Daughter Survive, Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the new Realities of Girl World.


Odd Girl Out--The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls 

Rachel Simmons, 2002


Boys Will be Boys: Breaking the Link Between Masculinity and Violence 

Miriam Miedzian, 1991



Laura Sessions Stepp, 2007

How Young Women Pursue Sex, Delay Love and Lose at Both

  • Link to the Reading List presented during the "Parenting with a Positive Twist" presentation.
    ARCH event, Sept. 24, 2014
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