Suggested Books about Child Rearing

Suggested Books about Child Rearing2017-11-16T10:55:40+00:00

We love these books about child rearing

General Books on Child Health

Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care (9th Edition)
by Benjamin Spock (Author), Rober Needlman (Editor)

Taking Care of Your Child: A Parent’s Illustrated Guide to Complete Medical Care
by James F. Fries, Donald M. Vickery

Your Child’s Health: The Parents’ One-Stop Reference Guide to: Symptoms, Emergencies, Common Illnesses, Behavior Problems, and Healthy Development
by Barton D. Schmitt

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5, 5th Edition
American Academy of Pediatrics
Steven P. Shelov, MD, MS, FAAP, Editor in Chief, and Robert E. Hannemann, MD, FAAP

Caring for Your School-Age Child: Ages 5 to 12
American Academy of Pediatrics
Edward L. Schor, MD, FAAP, Editor in Chief

Child Development and Temperament

The Wonder Years
American Academy of Pediatrics
Edited by Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP

The Difficult Child: Expanded and Revised Edition
by Stanley Turecki and Leslie Tonner

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic
by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Toddlers and Parents: A Declaration of Independence
by T. Berry Brazelton

Discipline and Communication

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

How to Talk So Teens Will Listen & Listen So Teens Will Talk
by Elaine Mazlish and Adel Faber

Drawing the Line: Ten Steps to Constructive Discipline – And Achieving a Great Relationship with Your Kids
by Michael J. Weiss, Sheldon H. Wagner, and Susan Goldberg

Nutrition

How to Get Your Kid to Eat but Not Too Much
by Ellyn Satter

American Academy of Pediatrics Guide to Your Child’s Nutrition
by William H. Dietz, MD, PhD, and Loraine M. Stern

Sibling Rivalry

Understanding Sibling Rivalry: The Brazelton Way
by Joshua D. Sparrow, T. Berry Brazelton

Siblings WIthout Rivalry: How to Help Your Children Live Together So You Can Live Too
by Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish

Physical and Sexual Development

Care & Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls
by Valorie Schaefer, Norm Bendell

What’s Happening to My Body – For Boys
by L.Madaras

Sports

Stretching, 30th Anniversary Revised Edition
by Bob Anderson (Author), Jean Anderson (Illustrator)