Resources for Parents


Learn essential skills to raise children to be as happy and healthy as possible. Increase the odds of medical adherence, talk with children about their health challenges without scaring them, avoid power struggles over self-care issues, and create loving, respectful relationships.  

Based on the Love and Logic® parenting approach, these powerful yet easy-to-use parenting tools are effective with children of all ages. 

Links to Our Free Resources for Parents 

  • Free Audio: Top Do's and Don'ts for Parenting Children with Health Issues (Click Here) 
  • Free Video Link to The Five Essential E's of Raising Responsible Kids (Click Here)
  • Free Study Guide for the book "Parenting Children with Health Issues" (Click Here)
  • Free Articles in English (Click Here) and Spanish (Click Here)
  • Free Power Point Show (Click Here)
  • Free Ask Dr. Cline Q&A (Click Here)
  • Our Blog: Weekly articles and interesting stories by Dr. Cline, Lisa Greene and others (Click Here)    

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Resources Available to Purchase

BOOK:
Parenting Children with Health Issues; Essential Tools, Tips and Tactics for Raising Kids with Chronic Illness, Medical Conditions and Special Healthcare Needs by Foster Cline, MD and Lisa C. Greene 

Recipient of the 2008 Mom's Choice® Gold Award, Winner of the Parenting & Family category of 2008 Indie Excellence Awards, and Finalist for Foreword's 2007 Book of the Year Awards!

A free Study Guide is available for use with groups. Click here to download or view.

The book is available at Love and Logic,  Amazonand your local bookstores.

Special pricing is available for bulk book purchases. Click here for pricing schedule or call Love and Logic at 800-338-4065.


DVD:
Parenting Children with Special Medical Needs: Love and Logic Tools for Raising Resilient Kids

Take an in-depth look at Love and Logic® tools applied to children with chronic illness and other special needs. Includes discussion with Foster Cline MD, Charles Fay PhD, and Lisa Greene plus interviews with parents and children. Includes Bonus Materials from Love and Logic Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun™ and Becoming a Love and Logic Parent™ programs! Subjects covered include:

  • Common Challenges for Raising Kids with Health Issues
  • Laying the Foundation for Healthy Choices
  • Parenting Styles: Helicopters, Drill Sergeants and Consultants
  • Empowering Children to Take Good Care of Themselves
  • How Do Children Really Learn Responsibility?
  • Setting Limits and Avoiding Rebellion
  • Balancing Work and Family Life
  • Communicating About Difficult Issues with Children

List Price $39.95 each; Discount pricing available for bulk purchases starting at 42% off for 25 copies. Click here for information.

To order this DVD, call Love and Logic at 800-338-4065.


BOOKLET: 
Parenting Children with Health Issues and Special Needs: Love and Logic Essentials for Raising Happy, Healthier Kids

We have received numerous letters of appreciation from parents and professionals for the book "Parenting Children with Health Issues" and many requests for a short, concise version which can be handed out in doctor's offices, support groups, etc. This fun little booklet will give you the Love and Logic basics for parenting a child with special needs. 112 pages; illustrated.

Book, 112 pages, $7.95, Also available in SPANISH.

Order this product directly through Love and Logic at 800-338-4065 or click here to order online.


CD:
Winning with Diabetes: Tools, Tips and Tactics for Raising Healthier Kids

Does your child have diabetes? Join parenting experts Foster Cline MD and Charles Fay, PhD in an engaging discussion about how to raise happy, healthier children with diabetes. Included are bonus discussions with Dana Hardin, MD, a leading pediatric endocrinologist and Sarah, mom of a child with diabetes.

You'll hear practical, down-to-earth ways to:

  • Answer your child’s tough questions about diabetes.
  • Prevent power struggles and other common parenting traps.
  • Motivate your child to make wise self-care choices about food, glucose monitoring, and medication management without nagging, lecturing, or bribing.
  • Escape the dangers of over-protection and avoid rebellion in the teenage years.

CD, 67 min.; Product # 09-94-023, $11.95  

Order this product directly through Love and Logic at 800-338-4065 or Click here to order online. 


Classes and Workshops:
We offer a variety of classes, workshops and teleclasses for parents, medical and mental health professionals including social workers and child life specialists. Most classes are sponsored by hospitals or non-profit organizations. 

For information about upcoming classes and workshops that are open to the public or to inquire about hosting a workshop, please send us a note.

Click here for information about upcoming workshops incuding teleclasses.


CD or Audio Download
Grief, Trauma and Loss: Helping Children Cope by Foster W. Cline, MD

It's always heartbreaking to see a child suffering. The information on this audio will give adults:

  • Specific techniques on how to handle situations with the child
  • Skills to help comfort the child
  • The ability to help children cope with death, senseless violence, suicide

2 audio CD set, 90 min., $13.95

This item is available as a CD or download at www.loveandlogic.com