Book: The Parent’s Little Book of Lists

Do’s and Don’ts of Effective Parenting by Dr. Jane Bluestein This book is included in our Free Book listing. Charges below are for shipping ONLY (Media Mail, continental US). Description of the contents of this book follow links for shipping. Use your credit card or PayPal account to order free copies of The Parent’s Little…

Book: The Book of Article Reprints

A collection of articles for educators, counselors, and parents by Dr. Jane Bluestein This collection is available as a PDF eBook download. We no longer have the print version of this book in stock.  Here, finally, is a collection of more than three decades worth of articles by Dr. Jane Bluestein, including several several made…

Motivating Cooperative Behavior

Three Approaches to Authority Relationships Two Win-Lose approaches that can compromise the emotional safety of the environment:

Presentation: Parents, Teens and Boundaries

How to Draw the Line Presentation by Dr. Jane Bluestein Ah, the Terrific Teens! What a perfect time to refine— or redefine— your relationship with your child!

Parenting Teens

How to Draw the Line Counselors know that when parents set clear boundaries, they take care of their teens and themselves. 

The Challenge of Setting Boundaries

A Win-Win Alternative to an Authoritarian or Permissive Approach Few of us are especially adept at setting boundaries with anyone, and for good reason. Let’s back up a bit. When you were growing up, were you told that other people’s needs were more important than yours? Were you rewarded for self-sacrificing and people-pleasing? Were you…