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My Book Recommendations for Homeschooling Moms & Dads!

I often get questioned about how to deal with this or that problem and I often give book recommendations. I love reading non-fictions books which will help me with my homeschool. Here are some of my favorite recommendations, the ones I recommend most often to more homeschool moms and the ones which have influenced whatever wisdom I have with which to homeschool. Some of them, I picked up long before starting to homeschool.

“Homeschooling Day by Day,” by Kristy Howard

“The Homeschool Experiment,” by Charity Hawkins

“Lies Homeschooling Moms Believe,” by Todd Wilson

“Things We Wish We’d Known: A Guide to Abundant-Life Homeschooling,” by Diana Waring

“The Underground History of American Education,” by John Taylor Gatto

“Unschooling Rules,” Clark Aldrich

“The Learning Coach Approach,” by Linda Dobsen

“The Unschooling Handbook: How to Use the Whole World as Your Child’s Classroom,” by Mary Griffith

“Discover Your Child’s Learning Style,” by Mariaemma Willis, M.S. and Victoria Kindle Hodson, M.A.

“Cooperative Learning in the Classroom,” by David W. Johnson, et.al

“Farenheit 451: A Novel,” by Ray Bradbury

“The Active Classroom Fieldbook: Success Stories From the Active Classroom,” by Ronald Nash

“Help! Around the House,” by Don Aslett

“Not For Packrats Only,” by Don Aslett

“Done!” by Don Aslett

“Unconditional Parenting,” by Alfie Kohn

“The Homework Myth,” by Alfie Kohn

“The Schools Our Children Deserve,” by Alfie Kohn

“Help! I’m Married to a Homeschool Mom,” by Todd Wilson

“Number Sense Routines,” by Jessica F. Shumway

“Spelling in Use,” by Lester L. Laminack and Katie Wood

“Whole Learning: Whole Language and Content in the Upper Grades,” by Pat Cordeiro

“The NDD Book,” by William Sears, M.D.

“How to Negotiate With Kids Even When You Think You Shouldn’t,” by Scott Brown

“How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk,” by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

“Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live, Too,” by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

“Screamfree Parenting: The Revolutionary Approach…” by Hal Edward Runkel

“A Parent’s Guide to the Montessori Classroom,” by Aline D. Wolf

“Montessori Madness,” by Trevor Eissler

“Teaching Montessori in the Home: The Pre-School Years,” by Elizabeth Hainstock

“Teaching Montessori in the Home: The School Years,” by Elizabeth Hainstock

“Theories of Childhood: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget and Vygotsky,” by Carol Garhart Mooney

“Called Home,” by Karen DeBeus

“Superwoman Syndrome,” by Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

“Toxic In-Laws,” by Susan Forward

“The Tender Heart: Conquering Your Insecurity,” by Joseph Nowinski

“Emotional Blackmail: When the People in Your Life Use Fear, Obligation and Guilt to Manipulate You,” by Susan Forward

“The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk,” by Diana West, IBCLC and Lisa Marasco, M.A., IBCLC

“Numbers in Pre-School and Kindergarten,” by Constance Kamii

“Young Children Reinvent Arithmetic, Second Edition,” by Constance Kamii

“Young Children Continue to Reinvent Arithmetic, Second Grade, 2nd Edition,” by Constance Kamii

“Young Children Continue to Reinvent Arithmetic, 3rd Grade,” by Constance Kamii

“Achievement Testing in the Early Grades: The Games Grown-Ups Play,” Edited by Constance Kamii

“How to Raise a Child With a High (E.Q.) Emotional Quotient,” by Lawrence E. Shapiro, Ph.D.

“Teaching Children Empathy, the Social Emotion: Reproducible Worksheets…” by Tonia, Ph.D., Casselman

“That’s My Son: How Moms Can Influence Boys to Become Men of Character,” by Rick Johnson

(Utahns) “The Utah Adventure,” by John McCormick

“Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?” by Seth Godin

“Sane Woman’s Guide to Raising a Large Family,” by Mary Ostyn

“Getting to Dry: How to Help Your Child Overcome Bedwetting,” by Max Maizels

“What Your Explosive Child is Trying to Tell You: Discovering the Pathway from Symptoms to Solutions,” by Douglas A. Riley

“The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller,” by John Truby

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