Parent Talk

Chick Moorman, an inspirational speaker with over 40 years experience as an educator and parent divided this book into 11 chapters. Each chapter deals with the many ways a parent can address a situation such that it builds the child’s self esteem, gives the child a feeling of responsibility, equips the child with problem solving abilities, diffuses conflicts, strengthens and builds family relationships, and eradicates remarks that can hinder a complete emotional growth of a child. Replete with examples. Reading Level: AdultGenre: Non-Fiction, Parenting, Psychology


Genre: Non-Fiction, Parenting, Psychology
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A Qur’aanic Odyssey: Towards Juz Amma

In this book, Umm Muhemmed gives a beautiful peek into the family life of a mother who sacrificed her own career pursuit by taking a break, in order to focus on Quran memorization of her two children and herself. Ibrahim, a typical five year old boy who is also imaginative, active, and curious, embarks on the journey of Quran memorization. As is the norm with most young children who start to memorize, his journey begins with the memorization of the last Juz in the Quran, Juz Amma (Juz 30).  What…


Genre: Non-Fiction, Parenting, Religious, Teaching
Subjects: Hifdh, Quran
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Disciplining Without Disrespecting

From disciplining toddlers to teens, Grandma Jeddah shares her wise advice and tips for Muslim parents in her e-book Discipline Without Disrespecting. A mother of 11 children, grandmother of 13, and over 30 years of teaching in Al Madinah School in Los Angeles, Grandma Jeddah has years of experience with children. In this e-book, she has compiled parenting tips and advice from the Quran and Sunnah and also various parenting books, as well as advice with regards to special needs children. Grandma Jeddah includes this troubleshooting chapter, which moves beyond…


Genre: Parenting, Psychology
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The Power of Play

The book is divided into three parts. The first part talks about how play has degenerated in today’s modern world, and how our society has succumbed to technology’s ‘toys’ thereby abandoning the natural environment that is our worldly playground. The second part expounds on the role of play in learning and development, and in the last section, Elkind ends the book with some lighthearted parenting tips. Reading Level: AdultGenre: Education, Non-Fiction, Parenting, Psychology, Teaching


Genre: Education, Non-Fiction, Parenting, Psychology, Teaching
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The Power of Different : The Link Between Disorder and Genius

One theory for why brain differences are so common among human being as a species is described by David Dobbs in his article ” The Science of Success” in The Atlantic. Dobb summarizes the work of child psychiatrist Tom Boyce, who coined a “dandelion and orchid” theory of human behavior. Boyce’s research suggests that, neurologically speaking, there are two sorts of people – “dandelions,” who flourish in any environment, and “orchids”, who have much narrower requirements. While orchids are much more difficult to grow, when they thrive, they do so beautifully and far more extraordinary results.


Genre: Education, Parenting, Psychology
Subjects: Neuroscience
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Learning Disabilities: What Are They?

First of all, learning disabilities don’t mean that someone is stupid or has mental retardation. Hopefully, I made myself clear on this point, but rest assured: This point is important, and I state it over and over in the book. Perhaps, it will sink in. Second, there are many types of learning disabilities. There is dyslexia, dysnomia, dyscalculia, and a host of others, which I discuss in great length. You need to know what kind of learning disability you child has before you can help him or her.


Genre: Education, Parenting, Teaching
Subjects: Learning Disability, Neuroscience
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The Whole-Brain Child

A great book full of scientific explanations to back up 12 key strategies in nurturing a child’s emotional intelligence through understanding the two hemispheres of the brain. The authors simplify the strategies so parents can use the proposed lingo with their children according to their age level. Genre: Non-Fiction, Parenting, PsychologySubjects: Neuroscience


Genre: Non-Fiction, Parenting, Psychology
Subjects: Neuroscience
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