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Parenting Resources- Help for parents of infants, children, tweens and teens

Parenting Resources

 

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.  There are many books, articles and websites with parenting information, reflecting every approach from conservative to permissive.  The resources that you like best will probably be the ones that are most reflective of your personal beliefs and parenting style.  Here is a list of books and websites with which to begin your search.

 

Books

Infants and Children:

Caring for your Baby from Birth to Age Five by American Academy of Pediatrics

Screamfree Parenting:  The Revolutionary Approach to Raising Your Kids by Keeping Your Cool by Hal Edward Runkel

1-2-3 Magic:  Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Dr. Thomas W. Phelan

Parenting With Love and Logic (updated and expanded edition)   by Jim Fay  Foster Cline

The Baby Book:  Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby From Birth to Age Two by William Sears, Martha Sears, Robert Sears, James Sears

Babywise series  by Gary Ezzo

Touchpoints- Birth to Three by  T. Berry Brazelton, Joshua D. Sparrow

Teens:

Surviving Your Adolescents: How to Manage-and Let Go of- Your 13-18 Year Olds by Thomas W. Phelan, PhD

Get Out of My Life, But First Could You Drive Me & Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager, Revised and Updated   by Anthony E. Wolf, PhD

Getting to Calm:  Cool-Headed Strategies for Parenting Tweens and Teens by Laura S Kastner, PhD and Jennifer Wyatt

When to Worry:  How to Tell if Your Teen Needs Help- and What to Do About It by Lisa Boesky

The Five Love Languages of Teenagers:  The Secret to Loving Teens Effectively by Gary Chapman

Websites

Search Engines

www.aap.org

www.vaccine.chop.edu

www.Ivillage.com

www.babycenter.com

www.zerotothree.org

General Parenting Information

www.screamfreeparenting.com

www.loveandlogic.com

www.askdrsears.com

www.123magic.com

www.betterparentinginstitute.com

www.greatdad.com (especially for Dads)

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