“I keep my CARES handouts posted to my pantry wall, and with each child, I go back to the basics (i.e, the 24 hour rule, avoid being your child’s best friend, resist the urge to rescue, and many more). These nuggets have provided a sense of security and sanity through many challenging moments of childrearing.” (Linda C. mom of middle, high school and college students)

“I leave the resource books out on our coffee table, in the kids’ laundry baskets, or in the bathroom…, not just for my kids, but for my husband’s perusal too!!” (Christine S. mother of 4)


Handouts & Forms





Valuable Links


Reference Books


1.Beyond Sibling Rivalry: How to help your children become cooperative, caring, and compassionate by Peter Goldenthal


2. The Big Book of

Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries by Michele Borba


3. Loving Each One Best: A Caring and Practical Approach to Raising Siblings by Nancy Samalin with Catherine Whitney


4. The Period Book by Karen and Jennifer Gravelle


5. What's Going On Down there? Answers to Questions Boys Find Hard to Ask by Karen and Jennifer Gravelle


6. The What's Happening to My Body Book for Girls by Lynda Maderas


7. The What's Happeing to My Body Book for Boys by Lynda Maderas


8. Period: A Girl's Guide by Joanne Louland and Bonnie Worthen


Borrow these and many other titles from the CARES library located within our office on 91 Elm Street.


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