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Child Development and Parenting

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On parenting infants:
Infants and Mothers by T. Berry Brazelton
What Every Body Knows by T. Berry Brazelton
Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care by Benjamin Spock and Michael Rothenberg

Developmental milestones with month-to-month descriptions of infant development and care:
What to Expect the First Year by Arlene Eisenberg and Associates

A broad-based nonmedical approach to parenting infants and young children:
The First Three Years of Life by Burton White
The First Twelve Months of Life by Frank Caplan

Information on the normal course of child development and coping with problems:
To Listen to a Child by T. Berry Brazelton
Your Baby and Child by Penelope Leach

For parents of toddlers:

Toddlers and Parents by T. Berry Brazelton

On general parenting skills and better communication with children:
Between Parent and Child by Haim Ginott
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and How to Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Eliane Mazlish
Parent Effectiveness Training by Thomas Gordon

On effective discipline for children:
Children: The Challenge by Rudolph Dreikurs
1-2-3 Magic by Thomas W. Phelan
Parenting the Strong-Willed Child by Rex Forehand and Nicholas Long

On the problem of children growing up too soon:
The Hurried Child by David Elkind
All Grown Up and No Place to Go by David Elkind










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