Family SELFE Handouts

Emotion Coaching- The Heart of Parenting

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child by John Gottman, Ph.D



The Purpose of Boys by Michael Gurian

Real Boys: Rescuing Our Sons from the Myths of Boyhood by William Pollack

Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys by Dan Kindlon & Michael Thompson


Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girl by Mary Pipher 

Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood by Lisa Damour  


The teenage brain-

Fighting Invisible Tigers: Stress Management for Teens by Earl Hipp



Social Emotional Learning Research-

Dan Siegel 

Hand Brain Model Video-

Name it Tame it Video-


No-Drama Discipline

The Whole-Brain Child

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain

The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity and Resilience in 

Attention-Deficit Disorder 

Super-parenting for ADD- An Innovative Approach for Raising Your Distracted Child by Edward M. Hallowell M.D. and Peter S. Jensen, M.D.

ADD resources and magazine-

Technology: (search AAP Media Plan)  (see resources page and TechTalk Tuesday email sign-up)

The Techwise Family by Andy Crouch

SEL in the Home

Understanding anger-

Child Development

Informative books and articles:


Teaching Kids to Think  by Darlene Sweetland and Ron Stolberg

The Explosive Child by Ross Greene

Trauma-Proofing your Kids by Peter Levine and Maggie Kline 

Research based parenting app-

Parenting Perspective-

Childhood Sexual Development-

Identifying your child's strengths assessment -

Growth mindset

Emotional Well-Being 

Center for healthy minds- well being-

Well being survey-

Breath counting tool to improve focus-

Interactive tools about emotions-


For kids- Building Emotional Intelligence by Linda Lantieri

The Mindful Child by Susan Greenland 

Mindful Schools training and resources-

Kids app:


Why mindfulness is a Super power by Dan Harris:

Every life is a piece of art, put together with all means available.
— Pierre Janet