Are you looking for a list of good parenting books? Ones that will never advise you to do anything unloving or that goes against your instincts as a parent to care for and connect with your child?

Here is our first draft list. More will be added with feedback:

  • Unconditional Parenting by Alfie Kohn
  • Connection Parenting by Pam Leo
  • Dan Siegel’s books
  • Sarah Ockwell-Smith’s books
  • Playful Parenting by Lawrence J. Cohen
  • I Love You Rituals by Becky A. Bailey
  • Positive Parenting, An Essential Guide by Rebecca Eanes
  • Everything by L R Knost
  • Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting
    by Myla and John Kabot-Zinn
  • Siblings Without Rivalry by Faber & Mazlish
  • Listen by Patty Wipfler and Tosha Shore
  • Building The Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love In Deeply Troubled Children by Daniel A. Hughes
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Faber & Mazlish
  • Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne
  • Non-Violent Communication by Marshall Rosenburg
  • Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves: Transforming Parent-child Relationships from Reaction And Struggle to Freedom, Power And Joy by Naomi Aldort
  • Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting by Dr. Laura Markham
  • Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell
  • Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers by Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Maté

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