Infancy and Early Childhood | Parenting and Behavior | Specific Challenges

Infancy and Early Childhood

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5, by American Academy of Pediatrics and Steven P Shelov

What to Expect the First Year: Second Edition, by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel

The Baby Book, Revised Edition: Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two, by William Sears and Martha Sears


The Nursing Mother’s Companion, by Kathleen Huggins

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, by La Leche League


The Happiest Baby on the Block, by Harvey Karp M.D.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, by Marc Weissbluth M.D.

Sleep: Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems, by Richard Ferber


Touchpoints and Development, book series by T Berry Brazelton

Your Baby and Child, by Penelope Leach

Common Illnesses

Your Child’s Health: The Parents’ One-Stop Reference Guide, by Barton D. Schmitt

Parenting and Behavior

1-2-3 Magic: 3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Parenting, by Thomas W. Phelan

How to Behave So Your Preschooler Will, Too!, by Sal Severe

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

The Hurried Child, by David Elkind

Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility, by Foster Cline and Jim Fay

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child, by John Gottman PhD and Daniel Goleman

Siblings Without Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too, by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Raising Your Spirited Child, by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Specific Challenges


Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense, by Ellyn Satter

How to Get Your Kid to Eat: But Not Too Much, by Ellyn Satter


Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder, by Edward M. Hallowell M.D. and John J. Ratey M.D.

Taking Charge of ADHD, by Russell A. Barkley


The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children, by Ross W. Greene PhD