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Best Parenting Books

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The Whole-Brain Child
12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
Daniel J. Siegel - Sep 11, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“Simple, smart, and effective solutions to your child’s struggles.”—Harvey Karp, M.D.  “Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson have created a masterly, reader-friendly guide to helping children grow their emotional intelligence. This brilliant method transforms everyday interactions into valuable brain-shaping moments. Anyone ...
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How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
Adele Faber - Feb 07, 2012 (first published in 1996)
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The ultimate “parenting bible” (The Boston Globe) with a new Foreword—and available as an eBook for the first time—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors.Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish “...
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Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids
How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting (The Peaceful Parent Series)
Laura Markham - Nov 28, 2012
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A groundbreaking guide to raising responsible, capable, happy kidsBased on the latest research on brain development and extensive clinical experience with parents, Dr. Laura Markham’s approach is as simple as it is effective. Her message: Fostering emotional connection with your child creates real and lasting change. When you have that vital connec...
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No-Drama Discipline
The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
Daniel J. Siegel - Jul 12, 2016
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - The pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child and The Yes Brain tackle the ultimate parenting challenge: discipline.Highlighting the fascinating link between a child's neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, No-Drama Discipline provides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing w...
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The Happiest Baby on the Block
The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer
Harvey Karp - Oct 06, 2015 (first published in 2002)
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Perfect for expecting parents who want to provide a soothing home for the newest member of their family, The Happiest Baby on the Block, the national bestseller by respected pediatrician and child development expert Dr. Harvey Karp, is a revolutionary method for calming a crying infant and promoting healthy sleep from day one.In perhaps the most im...
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Siblings Without Rivalry
How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too
Adele Faber - Apr 09, 2012 (first published in 1987)
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Already best-selling authors with How to Talk So Kids Will Listen Listen So Kids Will Talk, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish turned their minds to the battle of the siblings. Parents themselves, they were determined to figure out how to help their children get along. The result was Siblings Without Rivalry. This wise, groundbreaking book gives parent...
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Gretchen Rubin
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How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen
A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7
Joanna Faber - Jan 10, 2017
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A must-have resource for anyone who lives or works with young kids, with an introduction by Adele Faber, coauthor of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, the international mega-bestseller The Boston Globe dubbed “The Parenting Bible.”For over thirty-five years, parents have turned to How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen S...
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Kent C. Dodds
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How To Raise An Adult
Julie Lythcott-Haims - Aug 02, 2016 (first published in 2015)
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A provocative manifesto that exposes the harms of helicopter parenting and sets forth an alternate philosophy for raising preteens and teens to self-sufficient young adulthoodIn How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, on conversations with admissions officers, educators, and employers, and on her own insights as a mother and ...
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Bringing Up Bébé
One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting (now with Bébé Day by Day
Pamela Druckerman - Sep 30, 2014 (first published in 2012)
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The runaway New York Times bestseller that shows American parents the secrets behind France's amazingly well-behaved children When American journalist Pamela Druckerman had a baby in Paris, she didn't aspire to become a "French parent." But she noticed that French children slept through the night by two or three months old. They ate braised leeks. ...
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Simplicity Parenting
Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids
Kim John Payne - Aug 31, 2010
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Today’s busier, faster, supersized society is waging an undeclared war . . . on childhood. As the pace of life accelerates to hyperspeed–with too much stuff, too many choices, and too little time–children feel the pressure. They can become anxious, have trouble with friends and school, or even be diagnosed with behavioral problems. Now, in defense ...
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The Gift of Failure
Jessica Lahey - Aug 03, 2016 (first published in 2014)
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In the tradition of Paul Tough’s How Children Succeed and Wendy Mogel’s The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, this groundbreaking manifesto focuses on the critical school years when parents must learn to allow their children to experience the disappointment and frustration that occur from life’s inevitable problems so that they can grow up to be successf...
Parenting With Love And Logic by Foster Cline
No Bad Kids by Janet Lansbury
Cribsheet by Emily Oster
Raising Your Spirited Child by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
Unconditional Parenting by Alfie Kohn
The Explosive Child by Ross W. Greene
1-2-3 Magic by Thomas Phelan
Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen Ed. D.
Parenting from the Inside Out by Daniel J. Siegel
The New Father by Armin A. Brott
Oh Crap! Potty Training by Jamie Glowacki
All Joy and No Fun by Jennifer Senior
Untangled by Lisa Damour
Brain Rules for Baby by John Medina
Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings by Laura Markham
Positive Parenting by Rebecca Eanes
What to Expect the First Year by Heidi Murkoff
Expecting Better by Emily Oster
The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman
The Conscious Parent by Shefali Tsabary
Playful Parenting by Lawrence J. Cohen
The Yes Brain by Daniel J. Siegel
How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids by Jancee Dunn
How Toddlers Thrive by Tovah P Klein
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth
Secrets of the Baby Whisperer by Tracy Hogg
Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman
The Sh!t No One Tells You by Dawn Dais
The Montessori Toddler by Simone Davies
Be Prepared by Gary Greenberg
The Attachment Parenting Book by Martha Sears Rn
Under Pressure by Lisa Damour
Your Baby and Child by Penelope Leach
Gentle Discipline by Sarah Ockwell-Smith
The Teenage Brain by Frances E Jensen
Hands Free Mama by Rachel Macy Stafford
Diaper Dude by Chris Pegula
Go the F**k to Sleep by Adam Mansbach
Like a Mother by Angela Garbes
Baby 411 by Ari Brown
Grace Based Parenting by Tim Kimmel
The Gentle Parent by L. R. Knost
Raising Human Beings by Ross W. Greene
The Second Shift by Arlie Hochschild
How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids by Carla Naumburg
There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather by Linda Åkeson McGurk
The Optimistic Child by Martin E. P. Seligman
No More Mean Girls by Katie Hurley Lcsw
NurtureShock by Po Bronson
What No One Tells You by Alexandra Sacks
Boys Should Be Boys by Meg Meeker
Screamfree Parenting by Hal Runkel Lmft
Bringing Up Boys by James C. Dobson
UnSelfie by Michele Borba
French Kids Eat Everything by Karen le Billon
Have a New Kid by Friday by Kevin Leman
The Opposite of Spoiled by Ron Lieber
Parenting the Strong-Willed Child by Rex Forehand
Odd Girl Out by Rachel Simmons
The Gardener and the Carpenter by Alison Gopnik
Your Two-Year-Old by Louise Bates Ames
The Happiest Kids in the World by Rina Mae Acosta
Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein
On Becoming Baby Wise by Robert Bucknam
From Dude to Dad by Chris Pegula
You're Wearing That? by Deborah Tannen
The Happiest Toddler on the Block by Harvey Karp
How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm by Mei-Ling Hopgood
Little Girls Can Be Mean by Michelle Anthony
The No-Cry Sleep Solution by Elizabeth Pantley