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Development books:
  1. The Wonder Years- Helping your Baby and Young Child negotiate the Major Developmental Milestones- American Academy of Pediatrics; Edited by Tanya Remer Altman, MD, FAAP
  2. Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to age 5- American Academy of Pediatrics; Steven P. Shelov, MD, FAAP, Editor in Chief and Robert E. Hannemann, MD, FAAP
  3. Your Baby’s First Year- American Academy of Pediatrics; Steven P. Shelov, MD, FAAP, Editor in Chief and Robert E. Hannemann, MD, FAAP
  4. Touchpoints birth to 3- T. Berry Brazelton MD. and Joshua D. Sparrow MD.
  5. Touchpoints 3 to 6- T. Berry Brazelton MD. and Joshua D. Sparrow MD.
  6. Your ______ year old (one book for each year up through adolescence) by Louise Bates Ames and Frances L. Ilg

Parenting books:

  1. How To Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk- by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
  2. Siblings Without Rivalry- Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish
  3. The Blessing of a Skinned Knee- Wendy Mogel, Ph.D.
  4. 1-2-3 Magic- by Thomas W. Phelan, Ph. D.
  5. Dare to Discipline- Dr. James Dobson
  6. The Explosive Child- by Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.
  7. Is It “Just a Phase”- by Dr. Susan Anderson Swedo & Dr. Henrietta L. Leonard

Healthy sleeping habits:

  1. Healthy sleep habits, happy child- by Marc Weissbluth
  2. Solve Your Child Sleep Problems- by Richard Ferber

Nutrition books:

  1. Food Fights- Winning the Nutritional Challenges of Parenthood Armed with Insight, Humor and a Bottle of Ketchup- by Laura A. Jana, MD, FAAP and Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
  2. New Mother’s Guide to Breastfeeding- American Academy of Pediatrics; Joan Younger Meek, MD, MS, RD, FAAP, IBCLC Editor in Chief
  3. A Parent’s Guide to Childhood Obesity: A Roadmap to Health; American Academy of Pediatrics; Sandra G. Hassink, MD, FAAP, Editor in Chief, with Richard Trubo

Puberty books:

  1. “What’s happening to me?” A guide to puberty – by Peter Mayle
  2. The care & keeping of you: The body book for girls- by Valorie Schaefer (author) and Norm Bendell (illustrator)
  3. Growing up: It’s a girl thing- by Mavis Juke
  4. It’s perfectly normal: Changing bodies, Growing up, Sex and Sexual Health- by Robie H. Harris (author) and Michael Emberley (illustrator)
  5. Queen Bees and Wannabes -by Rosalind Wiseman
  6. Raising Cain by Dan Kindlon, Ph.D. & Michael Thompson, Ph.D.

Favorite children’s books:

  1. Gertrude Mcfuzz (Dr. Seuss)
  2. Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt
  3. The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
  4. Guess How Much I Love You- Sam McBratney
  5. Good Night Moon- Margaret Wise Brown
  6. Froggy’s Baby Sister- Jonathan London
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