Our Favorite Books

These books were hand-picked by our providers for advice on parenting through different ages and stages and dealing with common concerns.

Infants

  • Brain Rules for Baby by John Medina
  • Caring For Your Baby and Young Child by American Academy of Pediatrics
  • The Complete Book of Baby and Child Care by Focus on the Family
  • What to Expect the First Year by Heidi Murkoff
  • Your Baby and Child: From Birth to Age Five by Penelope Leach
  • Infants and Mothers by T. Berry Brazelton
  • The Fussy Baby Book by William and Martha Sears
  • Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense by Ellyn Satter
  • Helping Your Child Sleep Through the Night by Joanne Cuthbertson
  • Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems by Richard Ferber

Toddlers

  • Toddler Taming by Christopher Green
  • Toddlers and Parents and Touchpoints by T. Berry Brazelton
  • Coping with a Picky Eater by William G. Wilkoff
  • The Emotional Life of the Toddler by Alicia Lieberman
  • Your 2-Year-Old: Terrible or Tender by Louise Bates Ames
  • Without Spanking or Spoiling by Elizabeth Crary
  • Toilet Learning by Alison Mack
  • It’s My Body by Lory Freeman
  • The Hurried Child by David Elkind

Preschool

  • Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child by John Gottman
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk by Faber/Mazlish
  • Dry All Night by Alison Mack
  • Pick Up Your Socks by Elizabeth Crary
  • 1-2-3 Magic by Thomas W. Phelan

School-Age

  • Parenting with Love and Logic by Foster W. Cline
  • The Incredible Years (ages 3-8) by Carolyn Webster-Stratton
  • Your 6-Year-Old, Your 7-Year-Old, etc. by Louise Bates Ames
  • Seven-Year Stretch by Laura Kastner and Jennifer Wyatt
  • Ending the Homework Hassles by John Rosemond
  • How to Talk So Kids Can Learn by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

Teens

  • Parenting Teens with Love and Logic by Foster Cline and Jim Fay
  • Grounded for Life?! by Louise Felton Tracy
  • What’s Happening to My Body (Boys or Girls) by Lynda Madaras
  • Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me to the Mall by Anthony E. Wolf
  • Parents, Teens, and Boundaries by Jane Bluestein
  • Period by Joanne Gardner-Loulan
  • Hormones and Wheels (audio) by Love and Logic