Useful Resources

Great book on building better communication with your children by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. Title: How to talk so kids will listen & listen so kids will talk

Another great book on parenting is by H. Stephen Glenn and Jane Nelsen: Raising Self-Reliant Children in a Self-Indulgent World. To get a sense of what is in the book, you can see this excerpt on how to teach responsibility to a child or young person:

Richard Lavoie: The Motivation Breakthrough; 6 Secrets to Turning on the Tuned-Out Child

Jane Nelsen is a gifted author and educator, two books I highly recommend are below. Here’s Jane giving a summary of her discipline philosophy:

  • Jane Nelsen: Positive Discipline
  • Jane Nelsen: Positive Discipline for Preschoolers

Applying the Montessori Method at home is something parents can do to facilitate their child’s learning, whether they are in regular school or homeschooled.

  • Tim Seldin: How to raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way
  • Elizabeth Hainstock has two books below on using Montessori elements in your homeschool.
  • Elizabeth Hainstock: Teaching Montessori in the Home; the Pre-School Years
  • Elizabeth Hainstock: Teaching Montessori in the Home; the School Years

Ron Davis wrote this valuable book explaining his understanding and treatment of dyslexia (including how practitioners can be trained in his method).

  • Ronald Davis: The Gift of Dyslexia

To give your child a variety of math worksheets on the same skill in order to develop math fluency, these can be very helpful. They come with answers. and are available for an inexpensive subscription: