In my practice, I often find myself recommending books and resources to my clients to help them gain insight, strategies and information. Today’s post is going to focus on resources for children and parents! There are tons of resources available, but sometimes it is hard to know what to choose or where to start. These are some of my favourites!
Books for parents
Raising a Secure Child- Ken Hoffman Reid, Glenn Cooper, Prett Powell
The Emotional Life of The Toddler – Alicia Lieberman
Parenting from the Inside Out – Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell
The Power of Showing Up– Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne
The Whole Brain Child – Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne
Raising Kids with Big Baffling Behaviours – Robyn Gobbel
Raising a Sensory-Smart Child – Lindsey Biel and Nancy Peske
Beyond Behaviours – Mona Delahooke
How to talk so teens will listen and how to listen so teens will talk – Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
Podcasts for Parents
Nurture vs Nurture with Dr Wendy Moguel
Unruffled with Janet Lansbury
Play therapy parenting
Taking sense with Dr. Martha
Books for children
In My Heart a Book of Feelings – Jo Witeck
The Colour Monster – Anna Llenas
All Feelings are Okay – Emily Hayes
After The Fall – Dan Santat
Be You – Peter Reynolds
More Targeted about Mental Health
The Animals in My Brain – Sarah Joesph and Rachel Griffiths
When Sadness is at Your Door – Eva Eland
The Invisible String – Patrice Karst and Joanne Lewvreithoff
Go left – Marc Colagivoanni and Peter Reynolds
Big Life Journal – a Growth Mindset Journal
Confident Parents Thriving Kids (anxiety and behaviour stream)– a free phone-based parent program for Parents in BC. A referral from a doctor is required.
Generation Mindful – social and emotional kits and resources
Whether you're a parent looking for guidance, a seasoned parent seeking fresh perspectives, or simply someone who wants to explore to learn more about these topics, this collection of recommendations hopefully can aid you on your journey! If I am missing one of your favourites, please let me know!
*I have no affiliation with any of these products nor do I receive any compensation for these recommendations.