Parenting Books & Videos

This section provides suggested books and videos dealing with parenting education that are consistent with the Bledsoe philosophies, inspirational stories dealing with children, and medical remedies for common child illnesses. If you want to suggest a book or video to add to this page, please email us.

Books

Parenting With Dignity – The Early Years
By Mac Bledsoe
Topic: Parenting methods for ages 2-6. This is likely the best book out there on parenting young children. An absolute must read for parents. These methods are effective because they focus on the fundamentals of building and modifying behavior for the long-term, not topical or band-aid solutions for managing crisis.

Parenting with Dignity
By Mac Bledsoe
Topic: Parenting methods for ages 2-18. An absolute must read for parents. These methods are effective because they focus on the fundamentals of building and modifying behavior for the long-term, not topical or band-aid solutions for managing crisis.

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
By Faber and Mazlish
Topic: Parenting methods focused on communication. An absolute must read for parents, and consistent with Bledsoe philosophies.

Growing Up Again – Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children
By Clark and Dawson
Topic: Learning to shed the negative parenting, and embrace the positive parenting, we grew up with. Setting Negotiable and Non-negotiable Rules.

A Child Called “It”
By Dave Pelzer
Topic: A profoundly inspiring true story of a young boy who overcame unimaginable abuse. You will not be able to put this book down.

Dandelion on My Pillow, Butcher Knife Beneath
By Nancy, Terena, and Beth Thomas
Topic: True story of a mother who cared for young children with severe Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD). Learn the tragic results of neglect at very young ages, and what constant love and perseverance can overcome.

Life Without Limits
By Nick Vujicic
Topic: Incredibly inspiring autobiography of Nick Vujicic, born without arms and legs, and now living his dream as an inspirational speaker around the world, focusing on third-world countries and children without hope.

What to Do When Your Child Gets Sick
By Gloria Mayer & Ann Kuklierus
Topic: Quick reference for remedies for most any child sickness. Very well done. In either English or Spanish.

Videos

Parenting with Dignity
By Mac Bledsoe
Topic: A 9-hour course on parenting philosophies and methods for ages 2-18. Considered one of the most effective parenting curriculums available. These methods are effective because they focus on the fundamentals of building and modifying behavior for the long-term, not topical or band-aid solutions for managing crisis.

Life Without Limbs
By Nick Vujicic
Topic: Nick Vujicic tells his story of growing up without arms and legs. Includes sections of him preaching at a Christian church, and footage of his travels around the world speaking to children who have little hope.

Team Hoyt
Topic: Incredibly moving story of Dick and Rick Hoyt, father and son marathon team. Example of how strong a bond can exist between parent and child.