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Susan R. Johnson, MD, FAAP



Nourishing Traditions, by Sally Fallon ((877) 707-1776 to order, www.newtrendspublishing.com)

Nourishing Hope, Nutrition Intervention for Healing our Children, by Julie Matthews

Gut and Psychology Syndrome,by Natasha Campbell,McBride (www.gapguide.com)

The Gaps Guide: Simple Steps to Heal Bowels, Body and Brain (wwwGapsGuide.com)

Brain, Building Nutrition: The Healing Power of Fats and Oils, by Michael A. Schmidt

Children with Starving Brains, by Jaquelyn McCandless

Wise Traditions in Food, Farming and the Healing Art, a journal (www.westonaprice.org)

The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods, by Michael Murray

The Crazy Makers:How the Food Industry is Destroying our Brains, by Carol Simontacchi

Fast Food Nation, by Eric Schlosser

Foodwise, by Wendy E. Cook

The Mood Cure, by Julia Ross

The Untold Story of Milk, by Ron Schmid

Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating, by Jane Goodall

Renew Your Life: Improved Digestion and Detoxification, by Brenda Watson



Stress-Free Parenting in 12 Steps, by Christiane Kutik

Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers, by Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Mate

Waldorf Student Reading List 3rd edition, by Pamela Johnson Fenner and Karen Rivers

Simplicity Parenting, by Kim John Payne

You Are Your Child's First Teacher, by Rahima Baldwin

Parenting a Path through Childhood, by Dotty Turner Coplen

Parenting for a Healthy Future, by Dotty Coplen (Hawthorn Press 1995:printed in Great Britain)

Unconditional Parenting, by Alfie Kohn

Punished by Rewards, by Alfie Kohn

Natural Childhood, by John Thomson

Positive Discipline, by Jane Nelson

Transforming the Difficult Child, by Howard Glasser, www.energyparenting.org

Sleep (why adults have problems sleeping), by Audrey E. McAllen



Endangered Minds, by Jane M. Healy

The Children of Cyclops: The Influence of Television Viewing on the Developing Human Brain, by Keith Buzzell

Evolution's End: Claiming the Potential of Our Intelligence, by Joseph Chilton Pearce

Alternative to TV Handbook, by Marie McClendon ((303) 975-9099 to order)

Strangers in Our Homes: TV and Our Children's Minds, by Susan R. Johnson (contact AWSNA (518) 634-2222)

Consuming Kids, Protecting our Children from the Onslaught of Marketing and Advertising by Susan Linn



Anatomy of an Epidemic (Long term effects of Ritalin and Other Drugs Given to Children), by Robert Whitaker

A Guide to Child Health, by Michaela Glockler and Wolfgang Goebel (2004 ed)

Holistic Wellness Guide, published by LILIPOH (www.lilipoh.com)

The Fourfold Path to Healing, by Thomas S. Cowan ( www.fourfoldhealing.com)

Energy Medicine, by Donna Eden

Vaccinations: A Thoughtful Parent's Guide, by Aviva Jull Romm

What Every Parent Should Know About Childhood Immunization,by Jamie Murphy

Evidence of Harm,by David Kirby

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You about Children's Vaccinations, by Stephanie Cave

The Vaccine Book, by Robert W. Sears

Saying No to Vaccines, by Dr. TenPenny (www.healthtruthrevealed.com)

Exhale: An Overview of Breathwork, by Gunnel Minett

The Journey, A Practical Guide to Healing Your Life and Setting Yourself Free, by Brandon Bays

The Fluoride Deception , by Christopher Bryson



Mind sight, by Daniel Siegel

The Way of Mastery: The Way of the Heart, The Way of Transformation, The Way of Knowing by Jon Marc Hammer, www.Shantichristo.com

A Parenthesis in Eternity, by Joel Goldsmith

Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom, by Rick Hanson et al

My Stroke of Insight, by Jill Bolte Taylor (also see her 20 min. TED talk)

A New Earth,Awakening to Your Life's Purpose, by Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now, by Eckhart Tolle

Entering the Now (CD), by Eckhart Tolle (www.soundstrue.com or call (800) 333-9185)

How to Know Higher Worlds, by Rudolf Steiner

First Steps in Inner Development, by Rudolf Steiner

The Dark Side of the Light Chasers, by Debbie Ford

Take Your Time:Finding Balance in a Hurried World, by Eknath Easwaran

The Biology of Transcendence, by Joseph Chilton Pearce

The Biology of Belief, by Bruce H. Lipton

In Tune with the Infinite, by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Steps Toward Inner Peace, by Peace Pilgrim

Into The Silent Land, by Martin Laird

Meditation: A simple 8-point program for translating spiritual ideals into daily life, by Eknath Easwaran

The Second Coming of Christ: The Resurrection of the Christ Within You, by Paramahansa Yogananda

A Return to Love, by Marianne Williamson

The Art of Meditation, by Joel Goldsmith

Living the Infinite Way, by Joel Goldsmith



Hold Me Tight, by Sue Johnson (a Canadian therapist)

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma

Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin, by Anne Katherine

How to Be an Adult and How to Be an Adult in Relationship, by David Richo (davericho.com)

Non-violent Communication: A Language of Life, by Marshall B. Rosenberg ((800) 255-7696 to order)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families, by Stephen Covey

Speaking, Listening, Understanding, by Heinz Zimmerman (1991, Germany)

Friends and Lovers, by Julian Sleigh

Sex in the Light of Reincarnation and Freedom, by Alan Howard

Living into Dying: Spiritual and Practical Death Care for Family and Community, by Nancy Poer

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, by John M. Gottman (www.Gottman.com)

The New Rules of Marriage, by Terrence Real



Adolescence, The Sacred Passage, by Betty Staley

Between Form and Freedom, by Betty Staley

Thirteen to Nineteen , Discovering the Light, by Julian Sleigh

Boys Adrift, Leonard Sax



Smart Moves: Why Learning is Not All in Your Head, by Carla Hannaford

The Human Brain, by Susan A. Greenfield

The Dominance Factor and Awakening the Child Heart, by Carla Hannaford

Take Time:Movement Exercises for Parent, Teachers, and Therapists of Children with Difficulties in Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Spelling, by Mary Nash,Wortham and Jean Hunt

The Extra Lesson: Movement, Drawing, and Painting Exercises to Help Children with Difficulties in Writing, Reading and Arithmetic, by Audrey McAllen

A Living Physiology, by Karl Konig

Our Twelve Senses, by Albert Soesman

Working with Anxious, Nervous and Depressed Children, by Henning Kohler

The Out-of-Sync Child has Fun, by Carol Stock Kranowitz

The Incarnating Child, by Joan Salter

Resource Teacher's Developmental Exercise Manuals I and II, by Association for a Healing Education

Teaching Children Handwriting, by Audrey McAllen

Form Drawing: Grades One through Four, by Laura Embry-Stine/Ernst Schuberth

"The Write Approach" Books I and II, Form Drawing Books for Better Handwriting, by Gladich and Sassi

Reflexes, Learning, and Behavior, A Window Into the Child's Mind, by Sally Goddard

Classroom Visual Activities, by Regina Richards

Reading Children's Drawings,The Person, House, and Tree Motifs, by Audrey E. McAllen

Developmental Delay Resources (DDR), A newsletter for parents (www.devdelay.org)

EnVISIONing Bright Futures: Interventions that Work ( for children and adults with ASD's),by Patricia Lemer

The Complete IEP Guide, by NOLO Press (800) 728-3555

Most books on this list can be ordered through the Rudolf Steiner College bookstore (916) 961-8729

YouandYourChildsHealth.org is a library of health information about raising children and creating a healthier family life. This Living Book also contains personal stories about the joys and triumphs, as well as the struggles and challenges, we face as parents. It is made freely available as a public service.

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