Saturday, March 24, 2012

Favorite Books for Parents

Some of my personal favorites I have on my shelf right now.
  • The Everything Potty Training Book - Linda Sonna
  • Games Babies Play - Vicki Lansky, Has cute songs and games to play with infants and toddlers arranged by age.
  • Raising Puppies and Kids Together - Silvan and Eckhardt
  • The Name Book - Dorothy Astoria, Has 10,000 names with meaning, origins and Biblical significance.
  •  Be Prepared: A Practical Handbook for Dads - Gary Greenberg and Jeannie Hayden, Has a great sense of humour about infant care.
  • The Baby Signing Book - Sara Bingham, A great first book for communicating with your infant/toddler.
  • The Nursing Mother's Companion - Kathleen Huggins, An indispensable guide for breastfeeding.
  • Hypnobirthing: the Mongan Method - Marie F. Mongan, I especially love the history of medical birth in the U.S. in this book.
  • Ina May's Guide to Childbirth - Ina May Gaskin, Definitive natural birth book. So many encouraging stories!
  • The Birth Book - Sears & Sears, Basic guide to giving birth and preparations.