FAVORITE LINKS

www.twigtale.com
www.kidsinmind.org
www.babygroup.me www.parentingpress.com
www.kidsinthehouse.com www.lifeizphotography.com
www.themotherco.com www.comfortsilkie.com
www.safelyeverafter.com motherlode blog / new york times
www.zerotothree.org www.handinhandparenting.org
www.healthychild.org www.mindsightinstitute.com
www.pumpstation.com www.ellynsatter.com
www.littlepnuts.com www.momangeles.com
www.commonsensemedia.org  
 

FAVORITE BOOKS

PARENTING

No-Drama Discipline
The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
By Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline
The 7 Basic Skills For Turning Conflict
by Becky A. Bailey

Becoming the Parent You Want to Be
A Sourcebook of Strategies for the First Five Years
Laura Davis & Janis Keyser

Just Tell Me What to Say
Sensible Tips and Scripts For Perplexed Parents
Betsy Brown Braun

You're Not The Boss of Me
Brat-proofing your 4-12 year old child
Betsy Brown Braun

Parenting from the Inside Out
How A Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Mary Hartzell, M.Ed.

Positive Discipline
The First Three Years
Jane Nelsen, Ed. D. Cheryl Erwin, M.A., and Roslyn Duffy

Superbaby
12 Ways To Give Your Child A Head Start In The First 3 Years
Dr. Jenn Berman

Raising Happiness
10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents
Christine Carter, Ph.D

Everyday Blessings
The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting the Inner Work of Mindful Parenting
Myla Kabat-zinn; Jon Kabat-Zinn

DEVELOPMENT

The Whole-Brain Child:
12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D

The Emotional Life of the Toddler
Alicia Lieberman, Ph.D.

Nurture the Nature
Understanding and Supporting your Child’s Unique Core Personality
Michael Gurian

The Power of Play
Learning What Comes Naturally
David Elkind, Ph. D.

SIBLINGS

The Sibling Effect:
What the Bonds Among Brothers and Sisters Reveal About Us
Jeffrey Kluger

Siblings Without Rivalry
How To Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too
Adele Faver & Elaine Mazlish

Mom, Jason’s Breathing on Me
The Solution To Sibling Bickering
Anthony Wolf, Ph.D.

It’s not fair, Jeremy Spencer’s parents let him stay up all night!
A Guide To The Tougher Parts Of Parenting
Anthony Wolf, Ph.D.

MARRIAGE

What Children Learn from their Parent’s Marriage
It May be your Marriage but it’s Your Child’s Blueprint to Intimacy
Judith P. Siegel, Ph.D. T

And Baby Makes Three
The Six-Step Plan for Preserving Marital Intimacy and Rekindling Romance After Baby Arrives
John Gottman, Ph.D. and Julie Gottman, Ph.D

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

Best Friends, Worst Enemies
Understanding the Social Lives of Children
Michael Thompson, Ph.D. and Catherine O’Neill Grace

CULTURAL ISSUES

The Hurried Child
Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon
David Elkind, Ph.D.

Too Much of a Good Thing
Raising Children of Character in an Indulgent Age
Dan Kindlon, Ph.D.

The Blessing of a Skinned Knee
Using Jewish Principles to Raise Self- Reliant Children
Wendy Mogel, Ph.D

SCREEN TIME

The Elephant in the Livingroom
Make Television Work For Your Kids
Dimitri A. Christakis, M.D., MPH and Frederick J. Zimmerman

Failure to Connect
How Computers Affect Our Children’s Minds For Better And Worse Jane Healy, Ph.D.

GENDER

Raising Cain
Protecting The Emotional Life Of Boys
Dan Kindlon, Ph. D. and Michael Thompson, Ph.D.

The Wonder of Boys
What Parents, Mentors, and Educators Can Do To Shape Boys Into Exceptional Men
Michael Gurian

The Wonder of Girls
Understanding The Hidden Nature Of Our Daughters
Michael Gurian

Growing a Girl
Seven Strategies For Raising A Strong, Spirited Daughter
Dr. Barbara Mackoff

SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT

Everything You Never wanted Your Kids To Know about Sex (But Were Afraid They’d Ask)
The Secrets to Surviving Your Child’s Sexual Development From Birth To Teens
Justin Richardson, M.D. and Mark Schuster, M.D., Ph.D.

SCHOOL AGE

Playground Politics
Understanding The Emotional Life of Your School-Aged Child
Stanley Greenspan, M.D.

Homework without Tears
Lee Canter and Lee Hausner, Ph.D.

ADOLESCENTS

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain
by Daniel J. Siegel

MONEY

Raising Financially Fit Kids
by Joline Godfrey

A Penny Saved
Teaching Your Children The Values And Life Skills They Will Need In the Real World
Neale S. Godfrey

...more to come