Good reads

Books We Love

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    The happiness project

    Gretchen Rubin

    This delightful bestseller synthesises the wisdom of the ages with current scientific research, as the author brings readers along on her year to seek greater happiness. In fact, Gretchen Rubin’s “happiness project” no longer describes just a book or a blog; it’s a movement. Happiness Project groups, where people meet to discuss their happiness projects, have sprung up across the world. Amazing!

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    The whole-brain child

    Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. & Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

    This New York times reader-friendly bestseller is packed with science to help you understand your child's development and raise an emotionally self-regulated child. Chapter by chapter, it looks specifically at the brain structure and how it works.

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    Raising our children, raising ourselves

    Naomi Aldort

    Using stories and exercises to heal parents and address their need to be able to love unconditionally, this book will help those looking to give up the scolding, threatening and punishing techniques.

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    Happy Child, Happy Home

    Lou Harvey-Zahra

    A must-read for every parent of toddlers and preschoolers! As our children grow they seem to be constantly throwing new challenges at us. Sometimes it can feel as though you don't know how to effectively handle their new behaviour. This book gives you very useable, gentle and tested tools for creative discipline and enjoying the parenthood ride.

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    Heart-to-heart parenting

    Robin Grille

    Research in the field of child psychology is now overwhelmingly supportive of the focus on Emotional Intelligence (EQ) over Intellectual Intelligence (IQ). This book gives parents a good grounding on where to start building EQ, for their babies and themselves.