Mark Williams & Danny Penman
This is the most accessible guide I have ever read on beginning a basic mindfulness practice. It elucidates the principles of mindfulness and includes access to simple guided exercises you can download to your smartphone and listen to anywhere.
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen &
Listen So Kids Will Talk
Adele Farber & Elaine Mazlish
This book revolutionized the way my wife and I have approached communication with our son. It works even with very young children, and you'll be amazed by the results you see with your own kids as you implement the highly practical advice in this volume.
The Seven Principles for
Making Marriage Work
John Gottman & Nan Silver
Dr. Gottman has been researching what works in marriage for the better part of twenty years. This book provides the essential ingredients that every couple needs to keep their relationship vital and on track of the long-term.
Easy to Love,
Difficult to Discipline
Becky A. Bailey
Dr. Bailey's book revolutionized the way I think about parenting. Her writing helped me realize that most of parenting is really about teaching children the skills they need to have to be take responsibility for themselves. More importantly, she helped me realize that you can't teach your children skills that you haven't cultivated in yourself first.