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BOOK REVIEWS

GENERAL PARENTING BOOKS

All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

by Jennifer Senior

Why do we make parenting so hard? The book examines how parenthood transforms lives, and why PARENTING often gets in the way.

CHILD DEVELOPMENT BOOKS

Ages and Stages: A Parent's Guide to Normal Childhood Development

by Charles E. Schaefer, Theresa Foy DiGeronimo

The Emotional Life of the Toddler

by Alicia F. Lieberman

Why is "No" a Toddler's Favorite Word?

How Toddlers Thrive: What Parents Can Do Today for Children Ages 2-5 to Plant the Seeds of Lifelong Success

by Tovah P Klein

Thoughtful insights into the toddler mind and how parents can establish connection during these chaotic years of early childhood.

POSITIVE DISCIPLINE BOOKS

No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

by Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson

True discipline isnu2019t about punishment, but about teaching, connecting, and redirecting behavior.

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French Kids Eat Everything: How Our Family Moved to France, Cured Picky Eating, Banned Snacking, and Discovered 10 Simple Rules for Raising Happy, Healthy Eaters

by Karen Le Billon

Why are North Americans such picky eaters? Mixing humor and cultural critique, the book gives suggestions for broadening your family's palates.

It's Not About the Broccoli: Three Habits to Teach Your Kids for a Lifetime of Healthy Eating

by Dina Rose

Healthy eating isn't just about nutrition; it's about instilling good food skills and choices.

GENDER-SPECIFIC PARENTING BOOKS

Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls

by Mary Pipher, Ruth Ross

Bestselling work on the impact of media on girls.

Raising Girls: How to Help Your Daughter Grow Up Happy, Healthy, and Strong

by Steve Biddulph

Includes the five stages of girlhood, and how to help them go smoothly.

The Wonder of Girls: Understanding the Hidden Nature of Our Daughters

by Michael Gurian

A scientifically based review of girlhood development

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EDUCATION BOOKS

The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way

by Amanda Ripley

Fascinating insights into whatu2019s working (and what's not) in educational systems around the world.

LEARNING ACTIVITIES BOOKS

Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors

by Rachelle Doorley

Playful projects for nurturing science skills in the littlest of learners.

Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects

by Mark Frauenfelder

Cultivate your daughteru2019s math, science, and technology skills, while forging the father-daughter bond.

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