RECOMMENDED READING LIST

a. GENERAL INFANT & CHILD HEALTHCARE


i. Focus on the Family: Complete Book of Baby & Child Care From Birth through the Teen Years

Tyndale Publishing Company


ii. What to Expect the First Year, 2nd Edition
                    And
    What to Expect in the Second Year: From 12 – 24 Months

Heidi Murkoff, Sandee Hathaway & Arlene Eisenberg
Workman Publishing Company, 2003


iii. The Highly Healthy Child

a. Walt Larimore, M.D., with Stephen and Amanda Sorenson Zondervan Publishing, 2004 www.highlyhealthy.net


iv. First-Time Mom: Getting Off on the Right Foot – From Birth to First Grade

a. Dr. Kevin Leman, PhD Tyndale House Publishing, 2004


v. Baby 411: Clear Answers & Smart Advise For Your Baby’s First Year; 5th Edition (2011)

a. Dr. Ari Brown, M.D. & Denise Fields Windsor Peak Press www.baby411.com


vi. God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Child

a. Walt Larimore, M.D. with Stephen and Amanda Sorenson Zondervan, 2004 www.highlyhealthy.net


vii. God’s Design for the Highly Healthy Teen

a. Walt Larimore, M.D. & Mike Yorkey Zondervan, 2004


b. BREAST-FEEDING AND NUTRITION

i. The Complete Book of Breastfeeding; 4th Edition; The Classic Guide

Sally Wendkos Olds and Laura Marks
Workman Publishing, 2010


ii. American Academy of Pediatrics: Guide to Your Child’s Nutrition: The Official Complete Home Reference

a. Edited by William H. Dietz M.D., PhD and Loraine M. Stern, M.D. FAAP 1998


iii. Fit Kids: A Practical Guide to Raising Active & Healthy Children: From Birth to Teens

Mary L. Gavin, et all
DK Publishing, Inc (2006) www.kidshealth.org

 

c. CHILDREN WITH UNIQUE OR SPECIAL NEEDS

i. The New Strong-Willed Child: Birth through Adolescence

a. James Dobson, PhD
Tyndale House Publishing, 2007


ii. The American Academy of Pediatrics: ADHD: What every Parent Needs to Know, 2nd Edition

a. Michael I. Reiff, M.D.
American Academy of Pediatrics


iii. The Bipolar Child: The Definitive and Reassuring Guide to Childhood’s Most Misunderstood Disorder- Third edition

a. Demitri Papolos, M.D. & Janice Papolos
Three Rivers Press, 2007


iv. The New Dare to Discipline

a. James Dobson, PhD
Tyndale House Publishing, 1996


v. Shepherding a Child’s Heart, Tedd Tripp

Shepherd Press, 2005

An outstanding book with a Parent’s Handbook (sold separately) which teaches parents how to teach and train your child’s heart into the paths of life rather than simply change your child’s behavior.


vi. Instructing a Child’s Heart, Tedd and Margy Tripp

Shepherd Press, 2008

Another wonderful book which helps parents provide their children with a consistent, persuasive, biblical framework for understanding the world God has made and their place in it. Both books can be purchased at www.amazon.com or www.shepherdpress.com .


vii. Don’t Make Me Count to Three, A Mom’s Look at Heart-Oriented Discipline, Ginger Plowman

Shepherd Press, 2011

A great book with practical, specific answers of how to discipline your child God’s way from the inside out.

Available at www.amazon.com


viii. The Two Sides of Love

a. Gary Smalley and John Trent, PhD
Living Books, 2005


ix. Boundaries with Kids: How Healthy Choices Grow Healthy Children

a. Henry Cloud, & John Townsend
Zondervan, 2001 www.cloudtownsend.com


x. Bringing up Boys: Practical Advice and Encouragement for Those shaping the Next Generation of Men

a. James C. Dobson
Tyndale House Publishing, 2005


xi. Bringing up Girls: Practical Advice and Encouragement for Those shaping the Next Generation of Women

a. James C. Dobson
Tyndale House Publishing, 2010


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