You are welcome to check out any of the following resources from Mr. Meek!
PARENTING and FAMILY
· 601 Ways to be a Good Parent: A Practical Handbook for Raising Children Ages 4 to 12 by Michelle Elliott
· A Parent’s Guide to Child Discipline by Reudolf Dreikurs, M.D. and Loren Grey, Ph.D.
· Anyone Can Have a Happy Child: The Simple Secret of Positive Parenting by Jacob Azerrad, Ph.D.
· Chores Without Wars: Turning Dad and Kids from Reluctant Stick-in-the-Muds to Enthusiastic Team Players by Lynn Lott and Riki Intner
· Dare to Discipline: How Firm Control is the Key to Real Love by Dr. James Dobson
· Developing Your Child’s Potential by the Editors of Time Life Books
· How to Discipline Children Without Feeling Guilty by Harris Clemes, Ph.D. and Reynold Bean, Ed.M.
· How to Discipline with Love (From Crib to College) by Dr. Fitzhugh Dodson
· How to Get Your Children to Listen: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using the Right Language at the Right Moment to Communicate Effectively With Your Child by Thomas Banville, Ph.D.
· How to Parent: Put Joy Back in Parenthood and Discipline Back in Child-rearing by Dr. Fitzhugh Dodson
· How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish [book, workbook, or audio tapes all available]
· Now What Do I Do? A Guide to Parenting Elementary-aged Children by Julie A. Ross, M.A.
· Parenting for Dummies: A Reference for the Rest of Us! By Sandra Hardin Gookin
· Parenting in Contemporary Society by Tommie J. Hamner and Pauline H. Turner
· Parent Power! A Common-sense Approach to Parenting in the ‘90’s and Beyond by John Rosemond
· Parent Traps: Understanding and Overcoming the Pitfalls that all Parents Face by Donna G. Corwin
· Raising Positive Kids in a Negative World by Zig Ziglar
· Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
· The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families by Steven R. Covey
· The 7 Worst Things Parents Do by John C. Friel, Ph.D. and Linda D. Friel, M.A.
· The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Caring for Your School-aged Child: Ages 5 to 12 by Edward L. Schor, M.d., F.A.A.P., Editor-in-Chief
· The Parenting Survival Book: How to Make It Through the Parenting Years With Your Family, Sanity, and Wallet Intact by Aleta Koman, M.Ed.
· The Parent’s Handbook: Systematic Training for Effective parenting (TEP) by Don Dinkmeyer and Gary D. McKay
· Your School-age Child: From Kindergarten Through Sixth Grade by Lawrence Kutner, Ph.D.
DIVORCE and FAMILY CHANGE
· Growing Up With Divorce: Help9ing Your Child Avoid Immediate and Later Emotional Problems by Neil Kalter
· Helping Children Cope With Divorce by Edward Teyber
· What to Tell the Kids About Your Divorce by Darlene Weyburne, B.C.D., C.S.W., A.C.S.W
· Homework Without Tears: A Parent’s Guide for Motivating Children to Do Homework and to Succeed in School by Lee Canter and Lee Hausner, Ph.D.
· How to Talk so Kids Can Learn at Home and in School by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
· Megaskills: Building Children’s Achievement for the Information Age by Dorothy Rich
· The Misunderstood Child: Understanding and Coping with Your Child’s Learning Disabilities by Larry B. Silver, M.D.
· The Unmotivated Child: Helping Your Underachiever Become a Successful Student by Natalie Rathvon, Ph.D.
· Up From Underachievement: How Teachers, Students, and Parents Can Work Together to Promote Student Success by Diane Heacox
· Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades and What You Can Do About It by Dr. Silvia Rimm
· You Can Do It! How to Boost Your Child’s Achievement in School by Michael E. Bernard, Ph.D.
· Backtalk: 4 Steps to Ending Rude Behavior in Your Kids by Audrey Ricker, Ph.D. and Carolyn Crowder, Ph.D.
· How to Behave so your Children Will, Too! A Collection of entertaining Stories and Practical Ideas Gathered from Real Parents by Sal Severe, Ph.D.
· How to Handle a Hard-to-Handle Kid: A Parent’s Guide to Understanding and Changing Problem Behaviors by C. Drew Edwards, Ph.D.
· It’s Nobody’s Fault: New Hope and Help for Difficult Children by Harold S. Koplewicz, M.D.
· Problem Solver Guide for Students with ADHD: Ready-to-Use Interventions for Elementary and Secondary Students by Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D.
· Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise, and Other Bribes by Alfie Kohn
· SOS! Help for Parents: A Practical Guide for Handling Common Everyday Behavior Problems by Lynn Clark, Ph.D.
· The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, “Chronically Inflexible” Children by Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.
· The Good Kid Book: A Practical Guide for Encouraging Good Behavior by Howard N. Sloane, Ph.D.
· 20 Teachable Virtues: Practical Ways to Pass on Lessons of Virtue and Character to Your Children by Barbara C. Unell and Jerry L. Wyckoff, Ph.D.
· Beyond Sibling Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Become Cooperative, Caring, and Compassionate by Peter Goldenthal, Ph.D.
· How to Raise a Child With a High EQ: A Parent’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence by Lawrence E. Shapiro, Ph.D.
· How to Teach Children Responsibility by Harris Clemes, Ph.D. and Reynold Bean, Ed.M.
· TheEncouragement Book: Becoming a Positive Person by Don Dinkmeyer and Lewis E. Losoncy
· How to Raise Children’s Self-esteem by Harris Clemes, Ph.D. and Reynold Bean, Ed.M.
· A Kid’s Guide to Making Friends by Joy Wilt
· Helping the Child Who Doesn’t Fit In by Stephen Nowicki, Jr., Ph.D. and Marshall P. Duke, Ph.D.
GRIEF and LOSS
· Helping Children Cope With Separation and Loss by Claudia Jewett Jarratt
· Lost and Found: A Kid’s Book for Living Through Loss by Rabbi Marc Gellman and Monsignor Thomas Hartman
· Part of Me Died, Too: Stories of Creative Survival Among Bereaved Children and Teenagers by Virginia Lynn Fry
· The Grieving Child: A Parent’s Guide by Helen Fitzgerald
· Beyond Ritalin by Stephen W. Garber, Ph.D., Marianne Daniels Garber, Ph.D., and Robyn Freedman Spizman
· Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood by William Pollack, Ph.D.
· The Home Alone Syndrome: A Parent’s Handbook for Survival by Dr. T. Garrott Benjamin, Jr.· The Smart Parent’s Guide to KIDS’ TV by Milton Chen, Ph.D.