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Attachment in the Young Child. Kinship Center, $95.50 DVD format

This video presents ways to increase attachment between a new caregiver and a child who has experienced early childhood neglect, separation or loss. Expert presenters describe the effects of separation and outline specific techniques for attachment-based parenting.


Common Sense Parenting of Toddlers and Preschoolers: Handling the Day-to-Day Challenges of Parenting Young Children Ages Two to Five, CD Set. Steven York & Bridget Barnes, $28.95 Audio CD format, 3 discs

Common Sense Parenting of Toddlers and Preschoolers explains how to calm temper tantrums, stay calm yourself, use time out effectively, and teach your toddler better ways of behaving. The audio book explains the developmental milestones to watch for in young children so parents can set reasonable expectations for their behavior. Learn to balance nurturing behaviors that demonstrate your love and affection with the discipline that all children need to learn and thrive.


Common Sense Parenting: Using Your Head as Well as Your Heart to Raise School-Aged Children, CD Set. Ray Burke, Ron Herron & Bridget Barnes, $21.5095 Audio CD format, 5 discs

This audio book helps parents of children ages six to sixteen facing a myriad of family challenges. It provides you with a menu of proven parenting techniques that build good family relationships, prevent and correct misbehavior, use consequences to improve behavior, teach self-control, and help you and your child stay calm in emotionally intense situations.

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Common Sense Parenting Volume 1: Building Relationships DVD. Produced by the Common Sense Parenting Program at Girls and Boys Town, $56.95 (DVD format, 25 minutes)

Having warm, close relationships with your children makes raising them the most rewarding effort you may ever undertake. Love, trust, and good feelings between parent and child are like a bank account you can draw on when you must discipline or correct a child's misbehavior. The more positive your relationship is, the more likely it is that your child will listen to you and try harder to please you.

This DVD explores several practical and proven ways to build a better relationship. Learn how to create predictable family routines that help children feel secure, and establish meaningful traditions that they will want to carry on into the next generation.

Common Sense Parenting Volume 2: Teaching Children Self-Control DVD. Produced by the Common Sense Parenting Program at Girls and Boys Town, $56.95 (DVD format, 25 minutes)

What's a parent to do when a child blows up, throws a temper tantrum, or freezes you out with the uncooperative, silent treatment? Teaching children how to stay in control when they are frustrated or angry is a difficult parenting challenge. This video gives you the tools to handle emotionally intense situations with your child.


Common Sense Parenting Volume 3: Preventing Problem Behavior. Boys Town Press, $56.95 (DVD format, 28 minutes)

On this DVD, you'll see the Common Sense Parenting technique of Preventive Teaching, showing children what they need to do and say in a future situation and practicing it in advance. The key to preventing problems is teaching before a potential problem situation occurs, when both you and your child are calm. Preparing children by helping them learn social and life skills not only helps prevent disruptive behavior but can also save them from experiencing awkward, embarrassing, or even dangerous situations.

Also available:

Common Sense Parenting Volume 4: Correcting Behavior. Boys Town Press, $56.95 DVD format, 30 minutes

Common Sense Parenting Volume 5: Teaching Kids to Make Good Decisions. Boys Town Press, $56.95 DVD format, 31 minutes

Common Sense Parenting Volume 6: Helping Kids Succeed in School. Boys Town Press, $56.95 DVD format, 27 minutes

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The Dad Difference: Volume 1, Baby Basics. The Dad Difference: Volume 2, Involved from the Start. Two Volume DVD Set, InJoy Videos, $74.99 Note: InJoy DVDs are sold for Home Use Only; and for sale only within Canada. All other users can contact Parentbooks for more information

Motivate dads to be an integral part of their children's lives from pregnancy on! Made specifically for fathers, this new research-based series will give dads the confidence and skills to parent in their own unique "dad" way, benefiting the child's healthy development as well as the parents' relationship. Featuring real dads, candid comments and practical tips, The Dad Difference will inspire all fathers to become more connected with their children.

Volume 1 (35 minutes) Baby Basics is divided into five easy to view sections: why dads are essential, the pregnant father, labor and birth, emotions and baby care.

Volume 2 (30 minutes) Involved from the Start is divided into six easy to view sections: child development, positive discipline, taking care of yourself, relating, work and family and single fatherhood.


Gentle Discipline: Using Emotional Connection Not Punishment to Raise Confident, Capable Kids CD Audiobook. Sarah Ockwell-Smith, $45.95

Discipline is an essential part of raising happy and successful kids, but as more and more parents are discovering, conventional approaches often don’t work, and can even lead to more frustration, resentment, power struggles, and shame. Enter Sarah Ockwell-Smith, a popular parenting expert who believes there’s a better way. Citing the latest research in child development, psychology and neuroscience, Gentle Discipline debunks common myths about punishments, rewards, the “naughty chair,” and more, and presents practical, connection-based techniques that really work–and that bring parents and kids closer together instead of driving then apart. Topics include:

  • Setting — and enforcing — boundaries and limits with compassion and respect
  • Focusing on connection and positivity instead of negative consequences
  • Working with teachers and other caregivers
  • Breaking the cycle of shaming and blaming

Filled with ideas to try today, Gentle Discipline helps parents of toddlers as well  as school-age kids embrace a new, more enlightened way to help kids listen, learn and grow.


Great Siblings: a Sibling Preparation Film for Preschoolers. 1x Around Productions. $17.95 DVD format (12 minutes)

Great Siblings provides young children with a wonderful introduction to becoming an older sibling. Two short films, Victoria and Sebastian Visit a Baby and How a Baby Grows help children learn about how a baby is cared for, how a baby eats and plays, and how big brothers and sisters can help.

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How to Talk So Teens Will Listen and Listen So Teens Will Talk. Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish, CD format, $24.95 (3.5 hours)

The renowned #1 New York Times bestselling authors share their advice and expertise with parents and tens in this accessible, indispensable guide to surviving adolescence. Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish transformed parenting with their breakthrough, bestselling books Siblings Without Rivalry and How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk. Now, they return with this essential guide that tackles the tough issues teens and parents face today. Filled with straightforward advice and written in their trademark, down-to-earth style sure to appeal to both parents and teens, this all-new volume offers both innovative, easy-to-implement suggestions and proven techniques to build the foundation for lasting relationships. From curfews and cliques to sex and drugs, it gives parents the tools to help their children safely navigate the often stormy years of adolescence.


Making Grace. A Film by Catherine Gund. $27.95 DVD (86 minutes)

Ann and Leslie wanted to be mothers. They had everything … but sperm.

This captivating documentary follows their journey of creating a family — from selecting a sperm donor and deciding who will carry the baby, to prenatal classes, baby showers and the challenges and joys of motherhood.


More 1-2-3 Magic

More 1-2-3 Magic: Encouraging Good Behavior, Independence and Self-Esteem, Thomas Phelan, DVD $56.95

Building on his first video, 1-2-3 Magic, Phelan offers strategies to avoid mealtime, homework and bedtime struggles. In addition to his behavior modification program, he provides parents with practical approaches to building self-esteem and encouraging their children's growing independence.

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The New Speaking of Sex: What Your Children Need to Know and When They Need to Know It. Meg Hickling, $24.95 DVD format

This 2-DVD set (4 hours total) is perfect for parents and grandparents who want easy access to Meg Hickling’s amazing, age-appropriate sexual health presentations, as their children grow and mature. Children, too, will enjoy watching Meg discuss babies and body science with their parents in the safety and privacy of their own home.  Each disk in the set contains two presentations:

Disk 1: Part 1/ Parents and Grandparents; Part 2/ Primaries (Grades 1–3)

Disk 2: Part 1/ Intermediates (Grades 4–7); Part 2/ Teens (Grades 7–12)

Also available: The New Speaking of Sex: What Your Children Need to Know and When They Need to Know It. Meg Hickling, $19.95 (book)


1-2-3 Magic

1-2-3 Magic: Managing Difficult Behavior in Children 2 - 12, DVD. Thomas Phelan, $56.95

New and revised. Phelan has created an easy-to-follow program for families and educators, offering practical techniques for disciplining children without yelling, arguing or spanking.


Parenting with Humor. Loretta LaRoche, $26.95 DVD format

Designed to promote the concept that parenting is a serious job, but you can do it and take yourself lightly.

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The Potty Movie for Boys. Alyssa Satin Capucilli & Dorothy Stott, $17.99 (DVD format, 30 minutes)

The Potty Movie for Girls. Alyssa Satin Capucilli & Dorothy Stott, $17.99 (DVD format, 30 minutes)

 


Safety Starts at Home: the Essential Childproofing Guide. InJoy Productions, DVD $39.95 Note: InJoy DVDs are sold for Home Use Only; and for sale only within Canada. All other users can contact Parentbooks for more information

This comprehensive DVD demonstrates proven childproofing techniques and accident-prevention strategies. Chapters include: • The Safe Baby • Choking, Suffocation, and Strangulation Hazards • Poison Patrol • Burn Hazards • Drowning Prevention • Fire Safety • Preparing for Emergencies


Secrets of Discipline: 12 Keys for Raising Responsible Children (For Parents & Teachers) Ronald G. Morrish, DVD, $29.95

Morrish critiques past disciplinary styles and introduces what he believes to be essential building blocks for effective discipline: training compliance, teaching skills, and managing choices. The Secrets of Discipline are revealed in 12 keys for raising responsible children.

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Setting Limits — Discipline that Works. Clear and sensible approaches to negative behavior. $16.95, audio CD 

These lively and informative recordings will give you the skills and tools you need to be a better parent.

Thousands of families have found they can dramatically improve the level of family co-operation, respect and closeness in their families thanks to the parenting skills they have learned from Beverley Cathcart-Ross and Gill Deacon. Each recording is packed with 60 minutes or more of practical solutions, tools, examples, and the language so important to being a positive leader for your children.

Other audio CDs in this series:

  • What's Your Style — Too tough or too permissive? $16.95
  • Self-Esteem — Encouragement skills that bring out the best in you and your family. $16.95
  • Who's the Boss — Solutions for defiance, dawdling and other power struggles. $16.95
  • Keeping the Peace — How to work cooperatively with your child. $16.95

Sibling Silly DVD . INJOY Videos, $49.99 (13 minutes) Note: InJoy DVDs are sold for Home Use Only; and for sale only within Canada. All other users can contact Parentbooks for more information

Prepare young children for their new brothers and sisters and teach them positive sibling skills with this video package. A truly unique sibling preparation program, Sibling Silly uses funny characters, animation, original songs, and true sibling stories to teach children about the special contributions they can make as big brothers and sisters.


10 Things: Adopted Teens Speak Out. Kinship Center, $49.95 DVD format, 60 minutes

Watch and listen to the original words and thoughts of adopted teens, addressed to the adults in their lives. This is an emotional journey into the unique insights and feelings of adopted teenagers. The concept and content was developed by an adopted teens group as a project for their parents at an annual intensive adoptive family camp. While powerful and thought provoking, it is certain to prompt discussion whether used with parents, teens or professionals.

10 Things: Adoption Search & Reunion. Kinship Center, $47.95 DVD format, 59 minutes

This video presents ten things to consider in an adoption search and reunion. The process is an emotional journey that can take many unexpected twists and turns. The moderator, Sharon Roszia, is a nationally known adoption and permanency expert and trainer. Sharon shares her insights and lessons learned while highlighting the personal stories of an adult adoptee and a birth mother.

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10 Things Your Child Needs Every Day, DVD. Kinship Center, $29.95 (15 minutes)

All children have basic social, emotional and attachment needs that a parent must learn to be aware of and respond to. The quality of the parent-child relationship is critical to healthy child development. In this unique DVD, parents will learn what their children really need in order to feel safe, valued and deeply connected.


Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason, DVD. Alfie Kohn, $36.95 (2 hours, DVD format only)

Based on his most recent book, Unconditional Parenting is an eye-opening, paradigm-shattering presentation to a live audience by an entertaining and passionate speaker. Kohn's knack for blending stories and studies has the effect of making complicated concepts easy to understand - and controversial ideas impossible to ignore.


Winning at Parenting... Without Beating Your Kids. Barbara Coloroso, audio CD $16.95; DVD $34.95

Based on the philosophies of her highly acclaimed book Kids are Worth It!, Barbara Coloroso presents a positive and humorous approach to chores, discipline, mealtime, rebellion, sibling rivalry, and sex education.

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Complete List

Attachment in the Young Child. Kinship Center, $95.50 (DVD format)

Common Sense Parenting of Toddlers and Preschoolers: Handling the Day-to-Day Challenges of Parenting Young Children Ages Two to Five. Steven York & Bridget Barnes, $28.95 (Audio CD format, 3 discs)

Common Sense Parenting: Using Your Head as Well as Your Heart to Raise School-Aged Children, CD Set. Ray Burke, Ron Herron & Bridget Barnes, $21.50 (Audio CD format, 5 discs)

Common Sense Parenting Volume 1: Building Relationships DVD. Produced by the Common Sense Parenting Program at Girls and Boys Town, $56.95 (DVD format, 25 minutes)

Common Sense Parenting Volume 2: Teaching Children Self-Control DVD. Produced by the Common Sense Parenting Program at Girls and Boys Town, $56.95 (DVD format, 25 minutes)

Common Sense Parenting Volume 3: Preventing Problem Behavior. Boys Town Press, $56.95 (DVD format, 28 minutes)

Common Sense Parenting Volume 4: Correcting Behavior. Boys Town Press, $56.95 (DVD format, 30 minutes)

Common Sense Parenting Volume 5: Teaching Kids to Make Good Decisions. Boys Town Press, $56.95 (DVD format, 31 minutes)

Common Sense Parenting Volume 6: Helping Kids Succeed in School. Boys Town Press, $56.95 (DVD format, 27 minutes)

The Dad Difference: Volume 1, Baby Basics. The Dad Difference: Volume 2, Involved from the Start. Two Volume DVD Set, InJoy Videos. Note: InJoy DVDs are sold for Home Use Only; and for sale only within Canada. All other users can contact Parentbooks for more information

Gentle Discipline: Using Emotional Connection — Not Punishment — to Raise Confident, Capable Kids CD Audiobook. Sarah Ockwell-Smith, $45.95

Great Siblings: a Sibling Preparation Film for Preschoolers. 1x Around Productions. $17.95 (DVD format, 12 minutes)

How to Talk So Teens Will Listen and Listen So Teens Will Talk. Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish, Audio CD, $24.95 (3.5 hours)

Life Skills for Teen Parents DVD Volume 1: Healthy Relationships. InJoy Videos, $49.99 (35 minutes) Note: InJoy DVDs are sold for Home Use Only; and for sale only within Canada. All other users can contact Parentbooks for more information

Life Skills for Teen Parents DVD Volume 2: Building Your Future. InJoy Videos, $49.99 (32 minutes) Note: InJoy DVDs are sold for Home Use Only; and for sale only within Canada. All other users can contact Parentbooks for more information

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Making Grace. A Film by Catherine Gund. $27.95 DVD (86 minutes)

More 1-2-3 Magic: Encouraging Good Behavior, Independence and Self-Esteem. Thomas Phelan, DVD $56.95

The New Speaking of Sex: What Your Children Need to Know and When They Need to Know It. Meg Hickling, $24.95 DVD format

1-2-3 Magic: Managing Difficult Behavior in Children 2 - 12 DVD. Thomas Phelan, $56.95

Parenting with Humor. Loretta LaRoche, $26.95 DVD format (75 minutes)

The Potty Movie for Boys. Alyssa Satin Capucilli & Dorothy Stott, $17.99 (DVD format, 30 minutes)

The Potty Movie for Girls. Alyssa Satin Capucilli & Dorothy Stott, $17.99 (DVD format, 30 minutes)

Safety Starts at Home: the Essential Childproofing Guide. InJoy Productions, DVD $39.95 Note: InJoy DVDs are sold for Home Use Only; and for sale only within Canada. All other users can contact Parentbooks for more information

Secrets of Discipline for Parents & Teachers: 12 Keys for Raising Responsible Children. Ronald Morrish, DVD, $29.95

Setting Limits — Discipline that Works. Clear and sensible approaches to negative behavior. $16.95, audio CD 

Sibling Silly DVD. InJoy Videos, $49.99 (13 minutes) Note: InJoy DVDs are sold for Home Use Only; and for sale only within Canada. All other users can contact Parentbooks for more information

Single Parenting: the Family in Harmony. Volume 1 Creating a Healthy Life for Yourself; Volume 2, Creating a Healthy Life for Your Child. InJoy Videos, $74.99 ( Two DVD Set) Note: InJoy DVDs are sold for Home Use Only; and for sale only within Canada. All other users can contact Parentbooks for more information

Surviving Your Adolescents: How to Manage and Let Go of Your 13 to 18 Year Olds. Thomas Phelan, DVD $45.95 (130 minutes)

10 Things: Adopted Teens Speak Out. Kinship Center, $49.95 DVD format, 60 minutes

10 Things: Adoption Search & Reunion. Kinship Center, $47.95 DVD format, 59 minutes

10 Things Your Child Needs Every Day, DVD. Kinship Center, $29.95 (15 minutes)

Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason DVD. Alfie Kohn, $36.95 (2 hours, DVD )

Winning at Parenting...Without Beating Your Kids. Barbara Coloroso, audio CD $16.95; DVD $34.95

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