Books, Etc.

Confident Parents, Remarkable Kids
8 Principles for Raising Kids You’ll Love to Live WithConfident Parents, Remarkable Kids

Chosen by Barbara Meltz, parenting columnist for The Boston Globe, as one of her very few listed favorite parenting books for 2014 — six years after its publication. For her recommendations click here.

Imagine suddenly looking at behavior differently. When parents learn to replace rewards and punishment with problem solving, fairness, and logic, something amazing happens. Parenting gets easier and children become cooperative and respectful. In Confident Parents, Remarkable Kids: 8 Principles for Raising Kids You’ll Love to Live With (AdamsMedia, 2008), Bonnie Harris has distilled her groundbreaking work on understanding child behavior into eight key principles together with practical strategies parents can use to navigate through everyday challenges. What’s different here is a fundamental shift in how Bonnie approaches parenting. She emphasizes the parent’s role in self-discipline—staying calm and looking at the child’s behavior as a signal to a deeper meaning rather than a conviction. Misbehavior is the child’s only way to tell parents she is having a problem, not being a problem. Once parents learn how to decode this behavioral language, the rest is a joy.  Read more »

Autographed paperback of Confident Parents, Remarkable Kids available for $12 plus shipping.

Confident Parents, Remarkable Kids in a 5 CD set for $29.95 plus shipping.

Special Offer – Buy both books for $28 and save $4.00

Confident Parents, Remarkable Kids — as Mp3 audio download for $9.95.

When Your Kids Push Your Buttons
And What You Can Do About It

When Your Kids Push Your ButtonsA certain look, a defiant act, your child “pushes your buttons”, and you say things you swore you never would. Blame, regret, shame—does this “spinning out of control” action/reaction cycle sound familiar? Effective parenting is achieved when we connect with our children, understand what their behavior is trying to tell us, and end the parenting “road rage” to give our children the help they may really be asking for. When Your Kids Push Your Buttons and What You Can Do About It (Warner books, 2003), voted one of the top 10 parenting books by the New York Post, will help you discover what your buttons are, where they come from, why your children push them and how to defuse them so you can regain your authority, your sanity, and your children’s cooperation and respect.  Read more »

Autographed paperback of When Your Kids Push Your Buttons available for $20 plus shipping.

When Your Kids Push Your Buttons — as Mp3 audio download for $9.95.

When Your Kids Push Your Buttons Teleseminar. The renowned Buttons Parent Workshop that has helped hundreds of parents internationally defuse their buttons and become the parents they always expected to be. This Teleseminar is in 2 parts, and is now available to download. Read more »

Part One – $65 – includes Part 1 workbook.

Part Two – $65 (Part One highly recommended prior to Part Two) – includes Part 2 workbook

Part One & Part Two purchased together – $110 – includes full workbook

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The Parent Workbook for When Your Kids Push Your ButtonsButtons parent workbook

This workbook has exercises, illustrations, examples, charts to help you put YOUR personal situation into the Buttons work. When you use this as your guide through the book or the seminar, you personalize it to work for you.

Certified Buttons Educators may order the electronic document of The Buttons Workbook: A Workbook for Parents based on When Your Kids Push Your Buttons for a one time fee of $50 by contacting the office at 603-924-6639 or by email at Read more »

The Buttons Workbook for parents — to follow the book for $12 plus shipping.   Read more »

Sowing the Seeds of Non-Violence: Parenting for a New Age

Bonnie’s lecture on CD for $10 plus shipping.

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