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Favorite Books


        • 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

        • 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

        • Emotionally Intelligent Parenting
          How to Raise a Self-Disciplined, Responsible, Socially Skilled Child
          Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D. Steven E. Tobias, Psy.D., and Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D.

        • The A-Z Guide to Raising Happy, Confident Kids
          Dr. Jenn Berman


        • 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 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.


        • 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.

        • 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.


        • 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.


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