Offers a parents' brochure on effective discipline strategies and a report on the harmful effects of physical punishment
Describes the developmental stages of children
Information on how physical punishment can harm children
Has tip sheets on child development and effective discipline
A Philadelphia Initiative to end physical punishment with multiple resources for parents, providers, and policy makers


How to Raise Emotionally Healthy Children: A Parenting Guide
By Gerald Newmark, PhD
Shows parents Aden teachers how to nourish emotional health at home and at school

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5
American Academy of Pediatrics. Ed. SP Shelov. 2009. Bantam Books, New York, New York.

Positive Discipline for Preschoolers
By Jane Nelsen, Cheryl Erwin, and Roslyn Ann Duffy.  2007. Three Rivers Press, New York.

Positive Discipline:  The First Three Years
By Jane Nelsen, Sheryl Erwin, and Roslyn Duffy.  2007. Three Rivers Press, New York.

Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline:  the Seven Basic Skills for Turning Conflict into Cooperation
By Rebecca Anne Bailey.  William Morrow, 2000.

For Help:

National Parenting Helpline
1.855.4A.PARENT (1.855.427.2736)

Child Help
If you are feeling frustrated or angry with your child and just need to talk

National Domestic Violence Hotline
If you are worried about your or your child(ren's) safety