Books That I Find Inspirational, Educational, and Fun

There are numerous books that are wonderful and inspiring. These are just a sampling. Let me know what books you love.


Parenting from the Inside Out, Daniel Siegel & Mary Hartzell. Penguin, (2003).

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child, John Gottman. Simon and Schuster, (2011).

Raising Your Spirited Child, Rev Ed., Mary Sheedy Kurcinka. William Morrow Paperbacks, (2014).

Baby Meets World: Suck, Smile, Touch, Toddle: A Journey Through Infancy. Nicholas Day. St. Martin's Press, (2013).

Building Healthy Minds: The Six Experiences That Create Intelligence And Emotional Growth In Babies And Young Children. Stanley Greenspan. Merloyd Lawrence Publishing, (1999).

Child Development

 What’s Going on in there?: How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life, Lise Eliot. Bantam Books, (2000).

The Wonder Weeks, Hetty Van de Ritj & Frans Plooij. Kiddy World Promotions, (2010).

The Developing Mind, Second Edition: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are, Daniel Siegel. Guildford Press, (2012).

The Mothering Experience

Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety, Judith Warner. Penguin, (2006).

All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood, Jennifer Senior. Harper Collins, (2014).