Janet Lansbury:

Magda Gerber:


Here are some to get you started – you’ll find many related ones once you follow the links to these.

Self-Directed Play at 4 months and 2 years old (RIE Baby)

Babies With Table Manners at RIE (

Baby Liv & Feldenkrais


Gerber, M. (2002). Dear Parent: Caring for infants with respect (2nd ed.; J. Weaver, Ed.)

Gerber, M., & Johnson, A. (2012). Your self-confident baby: How to encourage your child’s natural abilities – from the very start.

Gerber, M., Greenwald, D., Weaver, J. (2013) The RIE Manual For Parents and Professionals Expanded Edition. Resources for Infant Educarers.

Lansbury, J. (2014) Elevating Child Care. A Guide to Respectful Parenting.

Lansbury, J. (2014) No Bad Kids. Toddler Discipline Without Shame.

Nelsen, J., Erwin C., Duffy, R. (2007) Positive Discipline for Preschoolers. For Their Early Years – Raising Children Who Are Responsible, Respectful, and Resourceful. Revised and Expanded 3rd Edition.