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Recommended Websites:

Healthychildren.org
www.fosteringresilience.com
Kidshealth.org
Kellymom.com
pathways.org (Developmental resources)
healthychildren.org (Car seat guidlines)
Healthychildren.org (Overnight feeding)
parentandteen.com
REDgen Education Resources
childmind.org
drcraigcanapari.com (Sleep)
cdc.gov (especially for travel health and vaccines)
redgen.org
screenagersmovie.com

Recommended Reading

For Parents
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, Birth to Age 5
  • American Academy of Pediatrics: Caring for You School Aged Child, Ages 5-12
  • How to Talk so Kids Will Listen and Listen so Kids Will Talk, Faber and Mazlish
  • Siblings Without Rivalry, Faber and Mazlish
  • Welcoming Your Second Baby, Vicki Lansky
  • The Blessing of a Skinned Knee, Wendy Mogel
  • The Difficult Child, Stanley Turecki & Leslie Tonner
  • The Kazdin Method for Parenting the Defiant Child, Alan E. Kazdin
  • The Everyday Parenting Toolkit: The Kazdin Method for Easy, Step-by-Step Lasting Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility, Foster Cline, M.D. & Jim Fay
  • Raising Kids to Thrive: Balancing Love with Expectations and Protection with Trust, Kenneth R. Ginsberg, MD
  • Your Defiant Child, Russell A. Barkley & Christine M. Benton
  • Who’s In Control?, Lawrence Balter
  • Change for You and Your Child, by Alan E. Kazdin
  • The Explosive Child, Ross W. Greene
  • What to Do When Your Temper Flairs, Don Huebner
  • Raising Your Spirited Child, Mary Kurchinki
  • The Gift of Failure, Jessica Lahey
  • Punished by Rewards, Alfie Kohn
  • How to Raise and Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims
  • Touchpoints, T. Berry Brazelton
  • Getting It Right With Children, Madelyn Swift
  • Why Good Kids Act Cruel, Carl Pickhardt
  • Parenting the Fussy Baby and High-Need Child, William and Martha Sears
  • Keeping Your Child in Mind: Overcoming Defiance, Tantrums, and Other Everyday Behavior Problems by Seeing the World through Your Childs’s Eyes, Claudia Gold, M.D.
  • What To Do When It’s Not Fair: A Kids Guide to Handling Envy and Jealousy, Jacqueline B. Toner, Ph. D and Claire A. B. Freeland, Ph.D
  • Raising Kids to Thrive: Balancing Love with Expectations and Protection with Trust, Kenneth R. Ginsberg, MD
  • The Whole Brain- 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, Daniel J. Siegel & Tina P. Bryson
  • Brainstorm, Siegel
  • The Yes Brain, Daniel Siegel & Tina Payne Bryson
  • Duct Tape Parenting: A Less Is More Approach to Raising Respectful, Responsible, and Resilient Kids, Vicki Hoefle
  • Building Healthy Minds, Stanley Greenspan
  • Building Resilience in Children and Teens, Kenneth R. Ginsberg & Martha M. Jablow
  • What To Expect When You’re Expecting, Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi E. Merkoff, & Sandee E. Hathaway
  • The Happiest Baby on the Block, Dr. Harvey Karp
  • Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child, Dr. Weissbluth (Also has online site, The Baby Sleep Site)
  • Your Baby’s First Year, American Acad. of Pediatrics
  • Heading Home With Your Newborn, AAP
  • Your Baby & Child, Penelope Leach
  • Laughter and Tears—the Emotional Life of New Mothers, Bing and Coleman
  • The Nursing Mother’s Companion, Kathleen Huggins
  • Nursing Mother, Working Mother, Gayle Pryor
  • First Meals, Annabelle Karmel
  • Your Baby’s First Year, Steven P. Shelov
  • Brain Rules for Baby, John Medina
  • The New Father- A Dad’s Guide to the First Year, Armin A. Brott
  • What to Expect, The Toddler Years, Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi E. Merkoff, & Sandee E. Hathaway
  • 1-2-3 Magic, Effective Discipline for Children 2-12, Thomas Phelan
  • No Drama Discipline, Daniel Siegel
  • Toddler 411 3rd Edition, Denise Fields & Ari Brown
  • The Happiest Toddler on the Block, Harvey Karp
  • The Yale Child Study Center Guide to Understanding Your Child, Linda Mayes & Donald Cohen
  • Raising a Self-Disciplined Child, Robert Brooks & Sam Goldstein
  • The Second Twelve Months of Life, Frank Kaplan & Theresa Kaplan
  • How Toddlers Thrive: What Parents Can Do Today for Children Ages 2-5 to Plant the Seeds of Lifelong Success, Tovah P. Klein, Ph.D.
  • The Emotional Life of the Toddler, Alicia F. Lieberman
  • The Sleep Lady’s Good Night, Sleep Tight, Kim West, LCSW-C
  • What To Do When You Dread Your Bed, Huebner- great workbook to use with kids
  • Change for You and Your Child, Alan E. Kazdin
  • Why Can’t You Catch Me Being Good?, Edythe Denkin
  • How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk, Adele Faber
  • Your Defiant Child, Russell A. Barkley & Christine M. Benton
  • Who’s In Control?, Lawrence Balter
  • What to Do When Your Temper Flairs, Don Huebner
  • Queen Bee Moms & Kingpin Dads, Rosaland Wiseman
  • Parenting from the Inside Out, Daniel J. Siegel MD & Mary Hartzell M.Ed
  • Dad to Dad, David L. Hill
  • Nurture Shock, Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
  • Children First, Penelope Leach
  • The Magic Years, Selma Fraiberg
  • Parents Under Siege, James Garbarino
  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain
  • The Care and Keeping of Friends – American Girl Library, Sally Seamans & Nadine Bernard Wescott
  • The Hurried Child, David Elkind
  • Teach Your Children Well, Madeline Levine, PhD
  • Girls on the Edge, Leonard Sax
  • Best Friends, Worst Enemies, Michael Thompson, Catherine O’Neill Grace, & Lawrence J. Cohen
  • Getting it Right With Teens, Madelyn Swift
  • How Children Succeed, Paul Tough
  • Letting Go With Love and Confidence, Kenneth Ginsberg & Susan Fitzgerald
  • Who’s Game Is It, Anyway?, Richard D. Ginsberg, Steven Durant, & Amy Baltzel
  • Real Boys, William Pollack
  • Get Out of My Life, But First Can You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall?, Anthony E. Wolf
  • Reviving Ophelia, Mary Pipher
  • “Trust Me, Mom — Everyone Else Is Going!”, Roni Cohen-Sandler
  • “I’m Not Mad, I Just Hate You!”, Roni Cohen-Sandler
  • Between Parent and Child, Haim G. Ginott
  • Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain
  • Not So Fast: Parenting Your Teen Through the Dangers of Driving, Tim Hollister
  • Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Twins, Marc Weissbluth, M.D.
  • Twins 101, Khanh-Van Le-Bucklin, M.D.
  • Twinspiration, Cheryl Lage
  • Raising Twins: From Pregnancy to Preschool, Edward Zissman, M.D.
  • Guide to Your Child’s Nutrition, William H. Dietz & Lorraine Stern
  • How to Get You Kid to Eat but Not Too Much, Ellyn Satter (also has a good website)
  • Ending the Food Fight, David Ludwig
  • The Family Nutrition Book, William Sears & Martha Sears
  • Yale Guide to Children’s Nutrition, William V. Tamborlane
  • Can’t Eat, Won’t Eat, Brenda Legge
  • Helping Your Child with Extreme Picky Eating, Katja Rowell MD & Jenny McGlothlin MS, SLP
  • Child of Mine, Feeding With Love and Good Sense, Ellyn Satter – Pediatric Nutrition Guru
  • Your Child’s Weight, Helping Without Harming, Ellyn Satter
  • Chew On This, Everything You Don’t Want to Know About Fast Food, Eric Schlosser & Charles Wilson
  • Food Fights, Laura A. Jana & Jennifer Shu
  • The Baby Cookbook, Karin Knight & Jeannie Lumley
  • Food Rules, An Eater’s Manual, Michael Pollan
  • Baby Let’s Eat!, Rena Coyle
  • Food Chaining, Cheri Fraker, Mark Fishbein, Sibyl Cox, & Laura Walbert
  • Red Light, Green Light, Eat Right, Joanna Dolgoff
  • Trim Kids, Melinda S. Sothern, PhD, M.Ed, C.E.P, T. Kristian von Almen, PhD, and Heidi Schumacher, R.D., L.D.N, C.D.E.
  • Give Peas a Chance, Kate Samela, MS, RD, CSP
  • Feeding Baby Green: The Earth-Friendly Program for Healthy, Safe Nutrition, Alan Greene, MD
  • The Pediatrician’s Guide to Feeding Babies & Toddlers, Anthony F. Porto & Dina M. Dimaggio
  • Kid Food- The Challenge of Feeding Children in a Highly Processed World, Bettina Elias Siegel
  • NO Trespassing – This is MY Body, Pattie Fitzgerald
  • I Said NO! A kid-to-kid guide to keeping private parts private- Zack & Kimberly King
  • My Body Belongs to Me- Jill Starishevsky
  • The Care and Keeping of Your Body, American Girl part 1 and 2
  • My Body, My Self for Boys, Area Madaras
  • “What’s Happening to My Body?”: A Book for Boys, Lynda Madaras
  • Sex, Puberty, and All That Stuff, A Guide to Growing Up, Jacqui Bailey
  • It’s So Amazing, Robie H. Harris
  • It’s Perfectly Normal, Robie H. Harris
  • Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know about Sex (but were afraid they’d ask), Justin Richardson and Mark A. Schusterm
  • What’s Biology All About, Usborne
  • Where Did I Come From?, Lyle Stuart
  • Bedwetting and Accidents Aren’t Your Fault: Why Potty Accidents Happen and How to Make Them Stop, Steve Hodges, M.D. & Suzanne Schlosberg
  • ​It’s No Accident, Steve J. Hodges, M.D.
  • Soiling Solutions- The Clean Kid Manual, Robert W. Collins Ph. D.
  • Oh Crap! Potty Training, Jaime Glowacki
  • Guide to Toilet Training, AAP, Mark Wolraich, Sherill Tippins
  • Toilet Training: The Brazelton Way, T. Berry Brazelton
  • Waking up Dry: A Guide to Help Children Overcome Bedwetting, AAP and Howard J. Bennett
  • 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD, Cindy Goldrich- MUST READ
  • All About Attention Deficit Disorder, Tom Phelan- MUST READ
  • Driven To Distraction, Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
  • Smart but Stuck: Emotions in Teens and Adults with ADHD, Thomas E. Brown, PhD
  • Your Kid’s Gonna Be Okay: Building the Executive Function Skills your Child Needs in the Age of Attention, Michael Delman, M.Ed.
  • Parenting Children with ADHD:10 Lessons, Vincent Monastra
  • The Survival Guide for Kids With ADD or ADHD, John Taylor
  • Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents, Russell A. Barkley
  • ADHD and the College Student: The Everything Guide to Your Most Urgent Questions, Patricia O. Quinn
  • Survival Guide for College Students with ADHD or LD, Kathleen Nadeau
  • College Confidence with ADD: The Ultimate Success Manual for ADD Students, from Applying to Academics, Preparation to Social Success and Everything Else You Need to Know, Michael Sandler
  • Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolution, Cole D. Mooney
  • The Stimulus Driven Brain: The Essential Guide for The ADD/ADHD College Student, George H. Glade
  • Coaching College Students with AD/HD: Issues and Answers, Patricia O. Quinn
  • Late, Lost, and Unprepared: A Parents’ Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning, Joyce Cooper-Kahn, Ph.D. & Laurie Dietzel, Ph.D.
  • Making the Grade with ADD: A Student’s Guide to Succeeding in College with Attention Deficit Disorder, Stephanie Sarkis
  • Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key (and other series books), Jack Gantos
  • Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids, Timothy E. Wilens, M.D.
  • Putting on the Brakes- Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD, Patricia O. Quinn, M.D. & Judith M. Stern, M.D.
  • The Work-Smart Academic Planner, Peg Dawson and Richard Guare
  • Organizing Solutions for People with ADHD, Susan C. Pinsky
  • When the World Feels Like a Scary Place, Abigail Gewirtz (kid too)
  • What To Do When You Worry Too Much Workbook, Huebner
  • Freeing Your Child From Anxiety, Tamar E. Chansky
  • Anxiety-Free Kids: An Interactive Guide for Parents and Children, Bonnie Zucker, Psy.D.
  • SOS For Parents, Lynn Clark
  • Treating Childhood and Adsolescent Anxiety: A Guide for Caregivers, Eli R. Lebowitz & Haim Omer
  • Bad Faith, Paul A. Offit, M.D.
  • Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids, Timothy E. Wilens, M.D.
  • Growing Up Brave, Donna B. Pincus, PhD
  • What to do When Your Child Has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder- Aureen Pinto Wagner, Ph. D.
  • Freeing Your Child From Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Tamar E. Chansky, Ph. D.
  • Introduction to How Does Your Engine Run?, Mary Sue Williams
  • Take Five! Staying Alert at Home and School, Mary Sue Williams
  • Too Loud Too Bright Too Fast Too Tight, Sharon Heller, Ph.D., OTR/L
  • The Out-of-Sync Child, Carol Stock Kranowitz
  • The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids With Sensory Processing Disorder, Carol Stock Kranowitz
  • The Challenging Child, Stanley I. Greenspan & Jacqueline
  • Introduction to How Does Your Engine Run?, Mary Sue Williams
  • The Child with Special Needs, Stanley Greenspan
  • Sensational Kids, Lucy J. Miller
  • Asperger’s Rules!, Blythe Grossberg, Psy D.
  • How to Talk to an Autistic Kid, Daniel Stefanski
  • Great Kids, Stanley Greenspan
  • The Out-of-Sync Child, Carol Stock Kranowitz
  • The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun: Activities for Kids With Sensory Processing Disorder, Carol Stock Kranowitz
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Every Parent Needs to Know, Alan I. Rosenblatt, M.D, Winnie Yu, & Paul S. Carbone, M.D.
  • The Co-Parents’ Handbook: Raising Well-Adjusted, Resilient, and Resourceful Kids in a Two-Home Family from Little Ones to Young Adults, Karen Bonnell
  • Helping Children Cope with Divorce, Edward Tyler
  • Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Two Homes for Your Child, Isolina Ricci PhD.
For Children
  • When the New Baby Comes, I’m Moving Out, Martha
  • Alexander The Pain and the Great One, Judy Blume
  • The Lap Snatcher, Bruce Coville
  • Peter’s Chair, Ezra Jack Keats
  • The New Baby, Fred Rogers
  • Pecan Pie Baby, Jacqueline Woodson
  • How You Were Born, Joanna Cole
  • It’s not the Stork!- A Book About Girls, Boys, Babies, Bodies, Families and Friends, Robie H. Harris & Michael Emberley
  • It’s so Amazing!- A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies and Families, Robie H. Harris & Michael Emberley
  • NO Trespassing – This is MY Body, Pattie Fitzgerald
  • I Said NO! A kid-to-kid guide to keeping private parts private- Zack & Kimberly King
  • My Body Belongs to Me- Jill Starishevsky
  • Back to Front and Upside Down!, Claire Alexander
  • Fish in a Tree, Lynda Mullaly Hunt
  • Cory Stories: A Kid’s Book About Living With ADHD, Jeanne Kraus
  • ADHD A Mind at a Time by Mel Levine and ADHD Without Drugs by Sanford Newmark
  • Why Can’t Jimmy Sit Still?, Sandra L. Tunis, Ph.D.
  • Wemberly Worried, Kevin Henke
  • Sheila Rae, the Brave, Kevin Henke
  • Will it be Okay?, Crescent Dragonwagon
  • There’s a Nightmare in my Closet, Mercer Mayer
  • There’s an Alligator under my Bed, Mercer Mayer
  • Annie Stories: A Special Kind of Storytelling, Doris Brett
  • Don’t Feed the WorryBug, Andi Green
  • The Fix-It Friends: Have No Fear!, Nicole Kear
  • Hector’s Favorite Place, Jo Rooks
  • How Big Are Your Worries Little Bear?, Jayneen Snaders
  • Pilar’s Worries, Victoria Sanchez
  • What To Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety, Dawn Huebner (a workbook for parents to do with their children) CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)- Workbook for Kids, Heather Davidson
  • Jilly’s Terrible Temper Tantrums and How She Outgrew Them, Martha H. Pieper, Ph. D.
  • Can I Catch it Like a Cold? Coping With a Parent’s Depression, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • My Family Divided, Dianne Guerrero
  • How To Get Unstuck From The Negative Muck: A Kid’s Guide To Getting Rid Of Negative Thinking Paperback, Lake Sullivan
  • Think Good, Feel Good: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook for Children and Young People, Paul Stallard
  • What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming OCD, Dawn Heuber
  • Finding Perfect, Elly Swartz
  • Mr. Worry: A Story About OCD, Holly Niner
  • OCDaniel, Wesley King
  • Up and Down the Worry Hill: A Children’s Book About Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and its Treatment, Aureen Pinto Wagner
  • Forget Me Not, Ellie Terry
  • Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus, Dusti Bowling
  • In My Heart: A Book of Feelings, Jo Witek
  • My Many Colored Days, Dr. Seuss
  • Tough Guys (Have Feelings Too), Keith Negley
  • When Sophie Gets Angry- Really, Really Angry…, Molly Bang
  • Armond Goes to a Party: A Book About Asperger’s and Friendship, Nancy Carlson
  • A Boy Called Bat, Elana Arnold
  • A Whole New Ballgame: A RIp and Red Book, Phil Bildner
  • When Someone VERY Special Dies, Marge Heegard
  • Remembering Crystal, Sebastian Loth
  • The 10th Great Thing About Barney, Judith Viorst
  • Freddie the Leaf, Leo Buscaglia
  • The Invisible String, Patrice Karst
  • Art With Heart Presents: Draw It Out, Steffanie Lorig & Rosalie Frankel
  • I Miss You: A First Look at Death, Pat Thomas
  • One Wave at a Time: A Story About Grief and Healing, Holly Thompson
  • Divorce is Not the End of the World: Zoe’s and Evan’s Coping Guide for Kids
  • Dinosaurs Divorce: A Guide for Changing Families, Mark Brown
  • Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun, Maria Dismondy
  • Am I a Bully?, Hope Gilchrist
  • Chrysanthemum, Kevin Henkes
  • Tease Monster: A Book About Teasing vs. Bullying, Julia Cook
  • Warp Speed, Lisa Yee
  • Wonder, R.J. Palacio
  • Find Your Happy- A Kids Self Love Book, Patricia May
  • Real Kids Come in All Sizes, Kathy Kater
  • Red: A Crayon’s Story, Michael Hall
  • The Letter Q- Queer Writers’ Notes to Their Younger Selves- Various Authors
  • What I Like About Me!, Allia Zobel Nolan
  • Sometimes I Feel Like I Don’t Have Any Friends (But Not so Much Anymore), Tracy Zimmerman & Lawrence E. Shapiro, Ph. D.
  • I Promise, LeBron James
  • Growing Up: It’s a Girl Thing, Mavis Jukes
  • What’s Happening to my Body? For Boys, Mavis Jukes
  • The Care and Keeping of Your Body, American Girl part 1 and 2
  • My Body, My Self for Boys, Area Madaras
  • “What’s Happening to My Body?”: A Book for Boys, Lynda Madaras
  • Sex, Puberty, and All That Stuff, A Guide to Growing Up, Jacqui Bailey
  • It’s So Amazing, Robie H. Harris
  • It’s Perfectly Normal, Robie H. Harris & Michael Emberley
  • Everything You Never Wanted Your Kids to Know about Sex (but were afraid they’d ask), Justin Richardson and Mark A. Schusterm
  • The Period Book- Everything You Don’t Want to Ask (But Need to Know), Karen & Jennifer Gravelle
  • What’s Biology All About, Usborne
  • What’s the Big Secret?- Talking about Sex with Girls and Boys, Laura Krasny Brown & Marc Brown
  • Just the Facts- A Guy’s Guide to Growing Up, Melisa Holmes & Trish Hutchinson
  • There’s Something New About You- A Girl’s Guide to Growing Up, Melisa Holmes & Trish Hutchinson
  • Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Teen, Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer & Amy B. Middleman
  • Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Teen, Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer & Amy B. Middleman
  • Guy Stuff- The Body Book for Boys, Cara Natterson
  • What’s Going on Down There?: Answers to Questions Boys Find Hard to Ask, Karen Gravelle, Nick Castro, Chava Castro, Robert Leighton
  • All Are Welcome, Alexandra Penfold
  • Lovely, Jess Hong
  • We’re Different, We’re the Same, Bobbi Kates
  • A Kids Book About Racism, Jelani Memory
  • The Day You Begin, Jacqueline Woodson
  • Where Are You From?, Yamile Saied Mendez
  • Alma, Juana Martinez-Neal
  • Black is a Rainbow Color, Angela Joy
  • More, More, More Said the Baby, Vera Williams
  • Let’s Talk About Race, Julius Lester
  • Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story, Ken Mochizuki
  • A Girl Like Me, Angela Johnson
  • Hands Up!, Breanna McDaniel
  • Fred Korematsu Speaks Up, Laura Atkins
  • A Map Into the World, Kao Kalia Yang
  • Side by Side / Lado a Lado: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez/La Historia de Dolores Huerta y Cesar Chavez, Monica Brown
  • Sometimes People March, Tessa Allen
  • Spork, Kyo Maclear
  • Sulwe, Lupita Nyongo’o
  • All the Colors We Are, Katie Kissinger
  • Always Anjali, Sheetal Sheth
  • The Proudest Blue, Ibtihaj Muhammad
  • Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story, Paul Yoo
  • Not Quite Snow White, Ashley Franklin
  • Little Legends, Vashti Harrison (Exceptional Men in Black History, Exceptional Women in Black History)
  • Chocolate Me, Taye Diggs
  • A Terrible Thing Happened, Margaret Holmes
  • The War That Saved My Life, Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  • Good Enough to Eat, Lizzy Rockwell
  • Full Mouse, Empty Mouse- A Tale of Food and Feelings, Dina Zeckhausen
  • Sleep Book, Dr. Seuss
  • What To Do When You Dread Your Bed, Huebner- great workbook to use with kids
  • The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin

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