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Baby 

  • Mommy Calls: Dr. Tanya Answers Parents' Top 101 Questions About Babies and Toddlers.  Tanya Remer Altmann, MD
  • Heading Home With Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality.  Laura A. Jana, MD and Jennifer Shu, MD.
  • Eat, Sleep, Poop: A Common Sense Guide to Your Baby's First Year.   Scott Cohen, MD.
  • Baby 411.  Ari Brown, MD and Denise Fields
  • Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 5th Edition:  Birth to Age 5.   American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Preemies: The Essential Guide for Parents of Premature Babies. Dana Linden, Emma Paroli, and Mia Doron, MD
  • The Preemie Primer: A Complete Guide for Parents of Premature Babies--from Birth through the Toddler Years and Beyond.  Jennifer Gunter, MD
  • New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding, American Academy of Pediatrics.   Joan Younger Meek, MD
  • The Happiest Baby on the Block. Harvey Karp, MD (Also comes as a DVD).
  • What to Feed Your Baby.  Tanya Altmann, MD with Beth Saltz, MPH, RD.
  • Raising Twins: From Pregnancy to Preschool. Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD.
  • The Happy Sleeper: The Science-Backed Guide to Helping Your Baby Get a Good Night's Sleep-Newborn t o School Age. Heather Turgeon, MFT and Julie Wright, MFT.
  • The Sleep Lady's Good Night Sleep Tight: Gentle Proven Solutions to Help Your Child Sleep Well and Wake Up Happy.   Kim West and Joanne Kenen.
  • Sleep: What Every Parent Needs to Know.  American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • Sleep: The Brazelton Way.  T. Berry Brazelton, MD and Joshua D. Sparrow, MD.
  • The Sleepeasy Solution:  The Exhausted Parents' Guide to Getting Your Child to Sleep--From Birth to Age 5.  Jennifer Waldburger, MSW and Jill Spivack, LCSW.
  • On Becoming Baby Wise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep. Gary Ezzo, M.A. and Robert Bucknam, MD.
  • Touchpoints:  Birth to Three, 2nd Edition. T. Berry Brazelton, MD; revised with Joshua D. Sparrow, MD.

 

 

Toddler

  • Diaper-Free Before 3: The Healthier Way to Toilet Train and Help Your Child Out of Diapers Sooner. Jill Lekovic, MD
  • 1-2-3 Magic:  Effective Discipline for Children 2-12.  Thomas W. Phelan, PhD.
  • Toddler 411. Ari Brown, MD and Denise Fields.
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Toilet Training
  • Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 5th Edition:  Birth to Age 5.   American Academy of Pediatrics.
  • The Happiest Toddler on the Block: How to Eliminate Tantrums and Raise a Patient, Respectful and Cooperative One- to Four-Year-Old: Revised Edition.  Harvey Karp, MD.
  • Mommy! I Have to Go Potty!: A Parent's Guide to Toilet Training.   Jan Faull, MEd and Helen F. Neville, BS, RN.
  • Oh Crap! Potty Training: Everything Modern Parents Need to Know to Do It Once and Do It Right.  Jamie Glowacki.
  • The Picky Eater Project: 6 Weeks to Happier, Healthier Family Mealtimes. Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP and Sally Sampson.
  • Touchpoints:  Birth to Three, 2nd Edition. T. Berry Brazelton, MD and Joshua D. Sparrow, MD.
  • Touchpoints:  3 to 6, 2nd Edition. T. Berry Brazelton, MD and Joshua D. Sparrow, MD.
  • The Wonder Years: Helping Your Baby and Young Child Successfully Negotiate The Major Developmental Milestones. Tanya Remer Altmann, MD.

 

School Age

  • 1-2-3 Magic:  Effective Discipline for Children 2-12.  Thomas W. Philan, PhD.
  • The A to Z Guide to Raising Happy, Confident Kids.   Dr. Jenn Berman.
  • Caring for Your School Age Child: Ages 5-12.  Edward L. Schor, MD, FAAP.
  • Cybersafe.  Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD
  • Discipline: The Brazelton Way.   T. Berry Brazelton, MD and Joshua D. Sparrow, MD.
  • The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children.  Ross W. Greene, PhD.
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk.   Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.
  • Parenting With Love and Logic.   Foster W. Cline, MD and Jim Fay.
  • The Picky Eater Project: 6 Weeks to Happier, Healthier Family Mealtimes. Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP and Sally Sampson.
  • The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids.   Madeline Levine, PhD.
  • Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic, Revised Edition.  Mary Sheedy Kurcinka.
  • Setting Limits, Revised & Expanded 2nd Edition: How to Raise Responsible, Independent Children by Providing CLEAR Boundaries.   Robert J. Mackenzie.
  • Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition: Eliminating Conflict by Establishing CLEAR, Firm, and Respectful Boundaries.  Robert J. Mackenzie.
  • Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too.   Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.
  • Your Child's Self-Esteem. Dorothy Briggs

 

Teens

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Caring For Your Teenager.   Edited by Donald E. Greydanus, MD and Philip Bashe.
  • Cybersafe.  Gwenn Schurgin O'Keeffe, MD
  • Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent's Guide to the New Teenager.   Anthony E. Wolf, PhD.
  • I'd Listen to My Parents If They'd Just Shut Up: What to Say and Not Say When Parenting Teens Today.  Anthony E. Wolf, PhD.
  • Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers, Third Edition.  Michael Riera.

 

Puberty

  • Asking About Sex & Growing Up:  The Question and Answer Book for Boys and Girls (Ages 8-12y).  Joanna Cole.
  • The Boy's Body Guide: A Health and Hygiene Book (9-12y).  Frank C. Hawkins and Greta L. B. Laube, MD.
  • The Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen (American Medical Association) (Ages 10y and older).  Amy B. Middleton, MD, MPH, Medical Editor and Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer, LCSW, Writer.
  • The Care & Keeping of You:  The Body Book for Younger Girls  (Ages 8-11y).  Valorie Schaefer and Josee Masse.
  • The Care & Keeping of You 2:   The Body Book for Older Girls (Ages 10y and up). Dr. Cara Natterson.
  • How You Were Born (Ages 4-8y).  Joanna Cole.
  • It's So Amazing!: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families (Ages 7-10y).   Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley.
  • It's Not the Stork!: A Book About Girls, Boys, Babies, Bodies, Families and Friends (Ages 4-8y).   Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley.
  • It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health (Ages 10 and up).  Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley.
  • What's Happening to My Body? Book for Boys: A Growing Up Guide for Parents and Sons, Revised Edition (Ages 10-13y).  Lynda Madaras with Area Madaras.
  • What's Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: A Growing Up Guide for Parents and Daughters, Revised Edition (Ages 10-13y).  Lynda Madaras with Area Madaras.

 

Nutrition

  • What to Feed Your Baby.  Tanya Altmann, MD with Beth Saltz, MPH, RD.
  • Better Food for Kids: Your Essential Guide to Nutrition for All Children from Age 2 to 10, 2nd Edition.   Joanne Saab, RD and Daina Kalnins, MSc, RD.
  • Food Fights: Winning the Nutritional Challenges of Parenthood Armed with Insight, Humor, and a Bottle of Ketchup. Laura A. Jana, MD and Jennifer Shu, MD.
  • Fueling the Teen Machine, 2nd Edition.   Ellen Shanley, MBA, RD, CD-N and Colleen Thompson, MS, RD.
  • Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight for Kids and Teens.  Jodie Shield, MEd, RD and Mary Catherine Mullen, MS, RD.
  • How to Get Your Kid to Eat: But Not Too Much.   Ellyn Satter.
  • How to Teach Nutrition to Kids, 4th Edition
by Connie Liakos Evers, MS, RD.
  • Nutrition: What Every Parent Needs to Know, 2nd Edition (American Academy of Pediatrics)William H. Dietz, MD, PhD, FAAP and Loraine Stern, MD, FAAP, Editors. 
  • A Parent’s Guide to Childhood Obesity: A Road Map to Health(American Academy of Pediatrics).   Sandra G. Hassink, MD, FAAP. 
  • The Picky Eater Project: 6 Weeks to Happier, Healthier Family Mealtimes. Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, FAAP and Sally Sampson.
  • Weight Watchers® Eat! Move! Play! A Parent's Guide for Raising Healthy, Happy Kids.

ADHD

  • Attention Deficit Disorder:  The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults.  Thomas Brown, PhD.
  • Smart but Scattered:  The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential.  Peg Dawson, EdD and Richard Guare, PhD.
  • Smart but Scattered Teens:  The "Executive Skills" Program to Helping Teens Reach Their Potential.  Richard Guare, PhD, Peg Dawson, EdD and Colin Guare. 

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