For Parents

Book List

Parenting and Development

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5
American Academy of Pediatrics

Caring for your School Age Child: Ages 5-12
American Academy of Pediatrics

Infants and Mothers: Differences in Development
By T. Berry Brazelton M.D.

By T. Berry Brazelton M.D.

Siblings Without Rivalry
By Faber and Mazlish

Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk
By Faber and Mazlish

The Magic Years: Understanding and Handling the Problems of Early Childhood
By Selma Fraiberg

Dad to Dad: Parenting Like a Pro
By David Hill, M.D.

Heading Home with Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality
By Laura Jane, M.D. & Jennifer Shu, M.D.

The Happiest Baby on the Block
By Harvey Karp

1,2,3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12
By Thomas Phelan Ph.D.

Retro Baby: Cut Back on the Gear and Boost Your Baby’s Development
By Anne Zachary, Ph.D. 

Parenting Teenagers

Uncommon Sense for Parents with Teenagers
By Michael Riera Ph.D.

Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager
By Anthony Wolf Ph.D. 


Sleep: What Every Parent Needs to Know
By Rachel Moon, M.D. American Academy of Pediatrics 2013

Solve your Child’s Sleep Problems
By Richard Ferber M.D.

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child
By Marc Weissbluth M.D.


Guide to Your Child’s Nutrition
By William Dietz M.D. American Academy of Pediatrics

Food Fights: Winning the Nutritional Challenges of Parenthood Armed With Insight, Humor, and a Bottle of Ketchup
By Laura A. Jana, M.D. and Jennifer Shu, M.D. 

Child of Mine: Feeding with Love and Good Sense
By Ellyn Satter

How to Get Your Kid to Eat, But Not too Much
By Ellyn Satter

Eat, Play, and Be Healthy: The Harvard Medical School Guide to Healthy Eating for Kids
By W. Allan Walker M.D.

Learning Disabilities

The Misunderstood Child: Understanding and Coping with Your Child’s Learning Disabilities
By Larry Silver M.D.


Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Every Parent Needs to Know
By Alan Rosenblatt, M.D. and Paul Carbone, M.D.
American Academy of Pediatrics

Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know
By Michael Reiff, M.D. American Academy of Pediatrics