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.


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? About Social-emotional development in toddlers age 1-3.

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.


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 isn’t about punishment, but about teaching, connecting, and redirecting behavior.


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.


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


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

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


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 daughter’s math, science, and technology skills, while forging the father-daughter bond.

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