Recommended Reading for Parents

Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle, Basic Books

Anatomy of the Soul by Curt Thompson, M.D.

Charlotte Mason Reviewed, by Jenny King, Child Light Publications

Charlotte Mason’s Original Homeschooling Series by Charlotte Mason, Charlotte Mason Research & Supply Company 

For the Children’s Sake: Foundations of Education for Home and School, by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay, Crossway

Joy Starts Here:  The Transformation Zone by E. James Wilder, Edward M. Khouri, Chris M. Coursey, Shelia D. Sutton

Mindset:  The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck

Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age by Sherry Turkle



Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids by Kim John Payne & Lisa M. Ross, Ballantine Books

The Soul of Shame by Curt Thompson, M.D.

The Story of Charlotte Mason, by Essex Cholmondley, Child Light Publications

Tending the Heart of Virtue: How Classic Stories Awaken a Child’s Moral Imagination by Vigen Guroian, Oxford University Press

When Children Love to Learn: A Practical Application of Charlotte Mason’s Philosophy for Today by Elaine Cooper, Crossway


Psychological/Spiritual Formation Resources

The NDD Book: How nutrition deficit disorder affects your child's learning, behavior, and health, and what you can do about it -- without drugs by William Sears, M.D.  

We recommend you consider the resources available through Shepherd’s House, at