Children the Challenge
--by Rudolph Dreikurs 
This book – which is a valuable resource for parents of preschool children – provides a model of how to address behaviors and issues through logical consequences, healthy limits and clear choices. 

Creative Confidence, Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All
--by Tom Kelley and David Kelley 
An insightful, compelling narrative on how to unlock, nurture, and strengthen the innate creativity that lies within us all.

Mind in the Making, the Seven Essential
Life Skills Every Child Needs
--by Ellen Galinsky
The big message in this book is simple: Teaching children to think may be the most important thing a parent and teacher can do.

Positive Discipline
--by Jane Nelson
The key to positive discipline is not punishment but mutual respect. Give your child the tools he or she needs for a well-adjusted life.


Below are articles we share when presenting at the California and National Association for the Education of Young Children (CAEYC/NAEYC) conferences. They can be interesting and educational for teachers, parents, and students in early childhood educational studies. 

Talking to Kids about Art

Using Creativity to Handle Behaviors

Exposing the Artist Within

Participating in the Classroom

Conference PowerPoint PDF

29 Ways to Stay Creative

Websites and Online Resources

Alliance for Childhood

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood

Common Sense Media

TED Talks

Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the Learning Revolution

Sir Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms
Barron Park Preschool
Located in Palo Alto just south of Stanford University.
School tours available by appointment.