So, you are expecting…congratulations! Parenting is the toughest job in the whole wide world and is everlasting one too. The duties of a parent never end, even after their children have grown up. You will get all sorts of advice on how to bring up your child and one of the most useful resources are Parenting Books. So, here are some books, which will make your parenting journey a joyful one.
The Happiest Toddler on the Block: How to Eliminate Tantrums and Raise a Patient, Respectful, and Cooperative One- to Four-Year-Old by Harvey Karp, M.D
As you are enjoying their newborn phase, their toddler phase kicks in. This is one of the best toddler parenting books and prepares for these distressing times when your baby will display a variety of emotions and tantrums. In this book, Dr Karp uses green light/yellow light/red light concept for understanding toddler behavior. Greenlight represents good behavior, while the yellow one represents annoying and the red one represents unacceptable behavior. This is a must-have for all you parents with toddlers.
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish
This book is considered one of the best toddler discipline books. The authors are acclaimed communication experts and have given insights and suggestions, with their time-tested methods to solve common communication problems and build a strong foundation for everlasting relationships. While this book applies for all the parents across different age-groups, the toddler phase is the best phase to start with.
The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Daniel J Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson
This is an amazing book for all the parents. It talks about the twelve key strategies that foster healthy brain development of your child. Brain is what makes all decisions and controls all emotions and if you understand how a child’s brain works, handling them becomes a piece of cake. This is one of the best positive parenting books in the market and worth a read.
Dad's Expecting Too by Harlan Cohen
This is a witty and at the same time, a complete guide to fatherhood. Right from the time your wife is expecting to the time the baby arrives and one year from then, all the tips and guidance that you’ll need, you will find in this one book. One of the best parenting books for dads, all the expectant fathers should read this one.
The Baby Whisperer Solves All Your Problems by Tracy Hogg and Melinda Blau
Say hi to the Baby Whisperer, Tracy Hogg! A child expert, Tracy helps you get through the infancy to toddler stage with ease. Be it questions on sleeping, feeding or behavior, she helps you understand the baby language through this book and helps you communicate better with your baby.
While books are one of the best resources for parenting advice, it is not the bible, so to speak. Your day-to-day experiences will all be alearning too. Happy Parenting!
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