Touchpoints: Your Child's Emotional and Behavioral Development
by T. Berry Brazleton
Explains the basic stages of early childhood, discusses how to approach common early childhood issues such as sleep, eating, playing, toilet training and discipline
The Baby Book. Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby From Birth to Age Two
By William Sears, M.D. and Martha Sears, R.N.
This book is written by parents and professionals, reviews all of the basic information about feeding, bathing, sleeping and development focusing on infancy and the early toddler period
What to Expect The First Year
by Arlene Eisenberg et al.
This popular and useful resource outlines growth, development, nutrition, and behavioral issues with a chronological monthly description of your baby's first year.
Baby and Child Care
by Benjamin Spock, M.D.
This updated version of Dr. Spockâ€™s classic work is designed to meet the challenge of being a parent today. The book discusses raising your child from birth to adolescence, and includes advice for single parents, working parents, selecting child care and schools.
Parenting and Behavior
Liberated Parents, Liberated Children: Your Guide to a Happier Family
by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
This book shows a more effective way to raise children without the threats, yelling and begging that some parents resort to in exchange for good behavior.
Normal Children Have Problems, Too
by Stanley Turecki, M.D.
Focuses on understanding different childrenâ€™s temperament and gives practical advice on managing hard-to-raise children.
My Teenager Is Driving Me Crazy
by Ballantine Books, 1989
The Happiest Baby on the Block
by Harvey Karp, M.D.
An easy read that is full of interesting theories about why newborns fuss and cry in spite of all of your best efforts