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Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) Books

The following books, used in catechist formation and recommended for parents, are available for purchase on the CGS website or through Amazon.

The Religious Potential of the Child, ages 3-6 Years, by Sofia Cavalletti
The Religious Potential of the Child, ages 3-6 Years, by Sofia Cavalletti
A is for Altar B is for Bible by Judith Lang Main
Way of Holy Joy by Sofia Cavalletti
Listening to God with Children by Gianna Gobbi

Parenting, CGS and Montessori Education Websites

Aid To Life - This initiative hopes to give parents clear, simple advice on creating an environment that supports babies' natural development from birth through two years, encouraging adults to connect with their children in positive activity while allowing very young children plenty of time to grow and develop according to their natural pace.

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd USA - National Association site full of information and resources

MariaMontessori.com - This website is filled with excellent articles and blogs about Montessori education, parenting advice, home life.

The Gurian Institute - Neuroscience on how the brain works and nurturing gender differences

Conscious Parenting Books

Transforming the Difficult Child: the Nurtured Heart Approach, by Dr. Howard Glasser

All Children Flourishing –Igniting the Greatness of our Children- Dr. Howard Glasser

Between Parent and Child, by Haim Ginott

Punished By Rewards; The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A’s, Praise and other Bribes – Alfie Kohn

Unconditional Parenting – Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason – Alfie Kohn

The Temperament God Gave Your Kids – Art & Laraine Bennet

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk – Adele Faber

Montessori Madness! A Parent to Parent Argument for Montessori Education – Trevor Eissler

The 7 O’Clock Bedtime: Early to Bed and Early to Rise Makes a Child Healthy, Playful and Wise– Inda Schaenen

Books are amazing, yet they cannot replace the live experience of Catholic Montessori. Connect with us!

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