for the girls in my life
Should be mandatory reading. How to Raise Grateful Children
10 things to stop saying to kids (and what to say instead). These are actually a lot of great counseling techniques!
raise a happy child while disciplining less
This woman has a journal for each of her children, filled with letters to the child and thoughts about them. She started each one the day they found out they were having the child. What a neat idea! This could be a great college graduation gift to the child!
Great advice for dealing with kids who won't listen. Seriously, read this, these are awesome tips that make sense! This is directed at parents, but everyone who deals with children can use these skills.
An Alternative View of Tantrums and Emotional Upsets Best parenting piece I have ever read.