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Parenting: Resource List

Books for Adults

General Health and Behavior

  • 1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12, 3rd ed by Thomas Phelan ParentMagic, 2003
  • 1-2-3 Magic For Kids: Helping Your Children Understand the New Rules Thomas Phelan Parentmagic, 2008
  • Getting Your Child From No To Yes: Without Nagging, Bribing, Or Threatening by Jerry L. Wyckoff and Barbara C. Unell Meadowbrook Press, 2004
  • Great Kids: Helping Your Baby And Child Develop The Ten Essential Qualities For A Happy, Healthy Life by Stanley I. Greenspan Da Capo Press, 2007
  • How to Behave So Your Children Will, too! by Sal Severe Greentree Pub., 1997
  • How to Negotiate With Kids — Even When You Think You Shouldn't by Scott Brown Viking, 2003
  • How to Say It To Your Kids The Right Words To Solve Problems, Soothe Feelings & Teach Values by Paul Coleman Prentice Hall, 2000
  • I Brake For Meltdowns: How To Handle The Most Annoying Behaviors Of Your 2-To-5-Year-Old by Michelle Nicholasen with Barbara O'Neal Da Capo Press, 2008
  • Is This a Phase? Child Development and Parent Strategies Birth to 6 years by Helen Neville Parenting Press, 2007
  • It’s a Boy! Your Son’s Development from Birth to Age 18 by Michael Thompson Ballantine, 2009
  • No More Meltdowns: Positive Strategies for Managing and Preventing Out-of-Control Behavior by Jed Baker Future Horizons, 2008
  • Parenting Children with Love and Logic:Teaching Children Responsibility by Foster Cline Love and Logic Press, 2006
  • Parenting Without Power Struggles: Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids While Staying Cool, Calm and Connected by Susan Stiffelman Morgan James, 2009
  • Slow And Steady Parenting: Active Child-Raising For The Long Haul (Birth To Age Three) by Catherine A. Sanderson M. Evans, 2007
  • Supernanny How To Get The Best From Your Children by Jo Frost Hyperion, 2005
  • Taking "No" for an Answer and Other Skills Children Need: Fifty Games to Teach Family Skills by Laurie Simon Parenting Press, 2000
  • The Active, Creative Child: Parenting in Perpetual Motion by Stephanie Vlahoy Hohm Press, 2005
  • The Challenging Child: Understanding, Raising, and Enjoying The Five 'Difficult' Types of Children by Stanley Greenspan Perseus Press, 1996
  • The Hidden Gifts of the Introverted Child by Marti Laney Workman Publishing Co., 2005
  • Understanding your Child's Temperament by Beverly LaHaye Harvest House Publishing, 1997
  • Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys Stephen James Tyndale House, 2009
  • Your Active Child: How to Boost Physical, Emotional, and Cognitive Development Through Age-Appropriate Activities by Rae Pica McGraw-Hill/Contemporary Books, 2003

Baby and Toddler

  • Outwitting Toddlers by Bill Adler Kensington, 2001
  • Parenting Guide To Your Toddler by Paula Spencer Ballantine Books, 2000
  • Parenting the Strong Willed Child: The Clinically Proven Five-Week Program for Parents of Two- to Six Year Olds by Rex Forehand Contemporary Books, 2002
  • The Playskool Guide To The Toddler Years: Professional, Reassuring Advice On Surviving--And Thriving--During The Toddler Years Rebecca Rutledge Sourcebooks, 2007

Preschool to 8 years

  • I’m Not Your Friend, I’m Your Parent: Helping Your Children Set the Boundaries They Need and Really Want by E.D. Hill Thomas Nelson, 2008

Tweens (8 to 13 years)

  • But I'm Almost 13! An Action Plan for Raising a Responsible Adolescent by Kenneth Ginsburg Contemporary Books, 2002
  • Parenting That Works: Building Skills That Last a Lifetime by Edward Christophersen American Psychological Assn., 2003
  • Parents’ Guide to the Middle School Years by Joe Bruzzese Celestial Arts, 2009
  • Tweens: Understanding Your 8 to 12 Year Old by Andrea Clifford-Poston Oneworld Publishing, 2005

Other Resources

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Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04

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