Recommended Reading 

Parenting in the 21st Century

Hallowell, Edward.  The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness:  Five Steps to Help Kids Create and Sustain Lifelong Joy

Siegel, Daniel.  Parenting From the Inside Out:  How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive

Dweck, Carol.  Mindset:  The New Psychology of Success

Duckworth, Angela.  Grit:  The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Levine, Madeline.  The Price of Privilege:  How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids

Levine, Madeline.  Teach Your Children Well

Kasser, Tim.  The High Price of Materialism

Furedi, Frank.  Paranoid Parenting

Mogel, Wendy.  The Blessing of a Skinned Knee:  Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children

Lythcott-Haims, Julie.  How to Raise an Adult:  Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success       

Preparing for the College Application Process

Bruni, Frank.  Where Your Go is Not Who You Will Be:  An Antidote to the College Admissions Mania

Grolnick, Wendy.  Pressured Parents, Stressed Out Kids

Deresiewicz, William.  Excellent Sheep:  The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

Demerath, Peter.  Producing Success

Abeles, Vicki.  Beyond Measure

Pope, Lauren.  Colleges that Change Lives:  40 Schools That Will Change the Way you Think About Colleges

 

 Trauma

Van Der Kolk, B.  The Body Keeps the Score:  Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Levine, Peter.  Waking the Tiger:  Healing Trauma

Mental Health Autobiographies

Saks, Elyn.  The Center Cannot Hold:  My Journey Through Madness (Schizphrenia)

Jamison, Kay Redfield.  An Unquiet Mind:  A Memoir of Moods and Madness (Bipolar Disorder)

Duke, Patty and Hochman, Gloria.  A Brilliant Madness:  Living with Manic Depressive Illness (Bipolar Disorder)

Addiction Stories

Anonymous.  Go Ask Alice 

Hopkins, Ellen.  Crank, Glass, and Fall Out (meth addiction)