Books for Parents

Safe Partying Guide for Young People

Safe Partying GuideThe Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) has developed a ‘Safe partying guide for young people’.   TheADF is a not-for-profit organisation working to prevent the harm of alcohol and other drugs across the country. The new guide helps young people - specifically those aged 10-17 years - to deal with alcohol sensibly at parties. more »

Book: Lazing on a Sunday Crafternoon

Lazing on a Sunday CrafternoonLazing on a Sunday Crafternoon
Author: Eliza Muldoon

Lazing on a Sunday Crafternoon is a collection of 52 blissfully simple craft ideas to make with a child helper. This beautiful book will have you creating delightful things out of everyday household items using nothing more than your own time and ingenuity. more »

Book: Ethics 101 Conversations to Have With Your Kids

Ethics 101Ethics 101 Conversations to Have With Your Kids
Author: Michael Parker

Would you rather your child was smart or good?  Academic achievement is not the only important aspect of raising children? more »

Book: What Your Child Needs From You

What Your Child Needs from YouWhat Your Child Needs From You: Creating a Connected Family
Author: Dr. Justin Coulson

What Your Child Needs from You is a practical manual for creating a connected family.  This book delivers concrete strategies to help parents build meaningful relationships with their children. more »

Book: Mommy, Daddy, I Had a Bad Dream

Mommy, Daddy I Had a Bad DreamMommy, Daddy, I Had a Bad Dream!
Author: Martha Heineman Pieper

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Mommy, Daddy, I Had a Bad Dream! is for children 3 and up, especially those who have bad dreams or nightmares. It both entertains children and also gives them the tools they need to understand their dreams and the feelings that cause them. more »

Book: Raising Competent Children

Raising Competent ChildrenRaising Competent Children
Author: Jesper Juul

In this important international best-selling book, Jesper Juul argues that today's families are at an exciting crossroad.  The authoritarian parenting style is being transformed as we embrace a new set of values. more »

Book: Who You Are is What You Do

Who You Are is What You DoWho You Are is What You Do
Author: Heather McAllister

In the new release, Who You Are Is What You Do, author and counsellor Heather McAllister has created a practical and visual workbook designed to help teenagers make career decisions based upon their own unique strengths, interests and values. more »

Book: Best Start

Best StartBest Start
Author: Lynn Jenkins

Every parent wants the best for their child, but how do you go about giving your baby or toddler the skills they need to live a happy, fulfilled life? 'Best Start' has the answers!  In 'Best Start', psychologist Lynn Jenkins looks at how a person's emotional foundations are formed in babyhood and the power that these foundations have over the way in which a child develops. more »

Book: The 4th 'R' - Relationships - Helping Kids to Become Social Heroes

The 4th 'R' - RelationshipsThe 4th 'R' - Relationships
Author: Helen Davidson

The 4th ‘R’ - Relationships is a fun and practical, self-help book for both adults and children, about developing the social and emotional skills that help children make friends, bounce back from difficulties, be resilient and achieve lifelong positive mental health and happiness. more »

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