Stephanie McGlynn, MFT


Transition into Motherhood


Bennett, S.S. & Indman, P. (2003). Beyond the Blues. A Guide to Understanding and Treating Prenatal and Postpartum Depression.

Buchanan, A.S. (2003). Mother Shock: Loving Every (Other) Minute of It.

Burkett, W.M. (2000). Life After Baby: From Professional Woman to Beginner Parent.

Maushart, S. (2000). The Mask of Motherhood: How Becoming a Mother Changes Our Lives and Why We Never Talk About It.

Nordin, R.K. (2000). After the Baby: Making Sense of Marriage After Childbirth.

Peterson, G. (2000). Making Healthy Families.

Neurodiverse Children

General information about autism.
Families for Early Autism Treatment with links to local support groups.
Information about the “DIR/Floortime” approach developed by Dr. Stanley Greenspan and Dr. Serena Wieder.
Dr. Tony Attwood is widely recognized as an expert in the field of ASD, especially in regard to Asperger’s syndrome.

The Stanford Neurodiversity Project

Pathological Demand Avoidance Society


Attwood, T. (2015). The complete guide to Asperger’s syndrome.

Christie, P (2011). Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome in Children.

Grandin, T. (2014). The autistic brain. Helping different kinds of minds succeed.

Grandin, T. & Barron, S. (2005). Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships.

Greenspan, S.I. & Wieder, S. (1998). The Child with Special Needs. Reading: Addison- Wesley.

Koegel, L. & LaZebnik, C. (2009). Growing up on the spectrum. A guide to life, love, and learning for teens and young adults with autism and Asperger’s.

Kranowitz, C.S. (1998).The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction. New York: Penguin Books.

Ledgin, N. (2002). Asperger’s and Self-Esteem. Insight and hope through famous role models.

Lovett, J.P. (2005). Solutions for Adults with Asperger Syndrome.

McAfee, J. (2002). Navigating the Social World. Arlington: Future Horizons.

Molloy, H. & Vasil, L. (2004). Asperger Syndrome, adolescence, and identity.

Naseef, R. A. (1997). Special children, challenged parents. The struggles and rewards of raising a child with a disability. Secausus: Birch Lane Press.

Rubin, K.H. (2002). The Friendship Factor: Helping Our Children Navigate Their Social World and Why It Matters for Their Success and Happiness. New York: Penguin Books.

Silberman, S. (2016). Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity.


Joys and challenges of an empty nest.
A website created by stepmothers for stepmothers.


Dancy, R. (2012). You Are Your Child’s First Teacher, Third Edition: Encouraging Your Child’s Natural Development from Birth to Age Six.

Bovey, S. (1995). The Empty Nest : When Children Leave Home.

Burghardt, L.The Happy Empty Nest: Rediscovering Love and Success After Your Kids Leave Home.

Elium, J. & Elium, D. (1997). Raising a Family: Living on Planet Parenthood. Berkeley: Celestial Arts Publishing.

Neufeld, G. (2006). Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers.

Payne, K.J. (2010). Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids.

Ricci,I. (1997). Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Two Homes for Your Child. New York: Fireside.