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NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children
4.03
So far is one of my top 3 parenting books I've ever read. Scientifically backed studies on child development that go against everything you thought yo ...more
Oct 03, 2009
Oct 03, 2009
 
The Facts of Life
4.75
{{This review is taken from my family blog: www.andersontopia.blogspot.com}} Please be forewarned this review contains the V and P words. Just sayin'. ...more
Jan 28, 2011
Feb 28, 2011
 
Active Parenting Now: For Parents of Children Ages 5 to 12
4.23
UPDATE: just finished. This book is much more of a guidebook/workbook of Love & Logic with a lot of the same principles - but mare application and ...more
Feb 26, 2013
Feb 12, 2013
 
Parentology: Everything You Wanted to Know about the Science of Raising Children but Were Too Exhausted to Ask
3.12
I actually really, really enjoyed this book. It came off to me as a different spin of "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother", except the parents are just a ...more
Feb 02, 2014
Nov 12, 2013
 
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
3.90
3.5, rounded up

I originally checked out this book because, well, Ellie hates school. And it looks and sounds like maybe I could figure out the secrets
...more
Aug 08, 2013
Sep 22, 2012
 
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
3.58
I just picked this up today from the library and finished it by midnight. It's a fast read. Amy Chua writes a memoir that is a fascinating look at the ...more
Jun 17, 2011
Feb 06, 2011
 
The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
4.00
It was refreshing in all my years of reading parenting books to find one where a child development expert is able to explain everything about my child ...more
Nov 14, 2012
Oct 28, 2012
 
Parenting the Ephraim's Child: Characteristics, Capabilities, and Challenges of Children Who Are Intensely More
4.09
I think this book is written by LDS authors (hence the title). A cool LDS perspective on why maybe children who are saved for the latter days may be a ...more
Jan 2007
Oct 27, 2009
 
The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer
3.92
worked like a charm.

ps The DVD is WAY better.
Jan 2005
Oct 27, 2009
 
Let Me Hold You Longer (Kingsbury, Karen)
4.69
I'm not a mushy person - I rarely cry. And I don't really like the feely-good stories (like on sounds of sunday). But I read this to Ellie today and s ...more
Jun 17, 2008
Jun 17, 2008
 
Good Night Sleep Tight: The Sleep Ladys Gentle Guide to Helping Your Child Go to Sleep, Stay Asleep, and Wake Up Happy
3.79
a parenting book that helped me a lot -- not babywise, not ferber, not sears, not just cry it out, not cosleeping . . . somewhere in the middle. Where ...more
Jan 2005
Apr 06, 2008
 
The Intentional Family:: Simple Rituals to Strengthen Family Ties
3.91
This come HIGHLY recommended by my new friend who is writing her dissertation in family sociology. So excited!
Mar 30, 2012
Nov 21, 2011
 
The Parenting Breakthrough: Real-Life Plan to Teach Your Kids to Work, Save Money, and Be Truly Independent
4.35
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Oct 14, 2010
 
Free-Range Kids: How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going Nuts with Worry)
3.92
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Jun 03, 2010
 
Nurture the Nature: Understanding and Supporting Your Child's Unique Core Personality
3.27
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Jan 06, 2010
 
The Child Whisperer: The Ultimate Handbook for Raising Happy, Successful, Cooperative Children
4.06
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Oct 17, 2013
 
Parenting With Love and Logic
4.08
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Oct 27, 2007
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