Staff Picks for Parents

Staff reading picks for parents
Staff Picks for Parents


  • Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs by Ellen Galinsky
  • NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
  • Smart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing Your Child’s True Potential by Eileen Kennedy Moore, PhD Mark S Lowenthal, PsyD
  • Playful Learning: Develop Your Child’s Sense of Joy and Wonder  by Mariah Bruehl
  • Einstein Never Used Flashcards: How Our Children Really Learn – and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less  by Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D. & Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Ph.D.
  • Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five by John Medina
  • No Regrets Parenting: Turning Long Days and Short Years into Cherished Moments with Your Kids by Harley Robart, M.D.
  • Different Learners: Identifying, Preventing, and Treating Your Child’s Learning Problems  by Jane M. Healy, Ph.D.
  • Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids  by Kim John Payne and Lisa M. Ross
  • Fun On the Run by Cynthia L. Copeland

STAFF FAVORITES:   

  • Baby 411  by Denise Fields and Ari Brown M.D.
  • Toddler 411  by Denise Fields and Ari Brown M.D.
  • Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child  by Marc Weissbluth
  • Parenting with Love& Logic: Raising Your Spirited Child  by Foster Cline and Jim Fay
  • Touchpoints   by Brazelton
  • Read-Aloud Handbook  by Jim Trelease
  • Bright From the Start  by Jill Stamm