Recommended Reading


  • Parenting with Love and Logic – Foster Cline and Jim Fay
  • Yes Your Teen is Crazy!: Loving Your Teen Without Losing Your Mind – Michael J. Bradley
  • Yes Your Parents are Crazy!: A Teen Survival Guide – Michael J. Bradley
  • Parenting from the Inside Out – Daniel Siegel
  • Building Bonds of Attachment – Daniel Hughes
  • Troubled Transplants: Unconventional Strategies for Helping Disturbed Foster and Adoptive Children – Richard Delaney and Frank Kunstal
  • Healthy Sleep Habits Happy Child – Marc Weissbluth
  • Born to Rebel : Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives – Frank J. Sulloway


  • The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work – John Gottman and Nan Silver
  • The 5 Love Languages; The Secret Love that Lasts – Gary Chapman
  • Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love – Sue Johnson
  • Try to See it My Way – Dr. B.  Janet Hibbs
  • Not Just Friends – Shirley P. Glass, PhD (regarding emotional affairs)

Grief and Loss

  • Dead Dad’s Club – Mary Burt-Godwin
  • When There are No Words: Finding Your Way to Cope with Loss and Grief – Charlie Walton
  • On Grief and Grieving: Finding the Meaning of Grief Through the Five Stages of Grief and Loss – Elizabeth Kubler Ross and David Kessler
  • Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations For Working Through Grief – Martha Whitmore Hickman

Performance Enhancement

  • Finding Your Zone: Ten Core Lessons for Achieving Peak Performance in Sports and Life – Michael Lardon and Dave Leadbetter
  • Bring You’re “A” Game: A Young Athlete’s Guide to Mental Toughness – Jennifer L. Etnier
  • In Pursuit of Excellence – Terry Orlick