Smart Love: The Compassionate Alternative to Discipline that Will Make You a Better Parent and your Child a Better Person

by Martha Heineman Pieper, Ph.D., and William J. Pieper, M.D. (Harvard Common Press, 1999).

This remarkable book is enlightening parents everywhere about the Smart Love approach to parenting. Sesame Street creator Joan Ganz Cooney praises Smart Love as “a terrific book of practical tips, psychological insights, and wise child-rearing philosophy" for parents and other caregivers of children.

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