Get Out and Play | Parenting Reviews, August 2015


BACK TO A BALANCED APPROACH Ten years ago the child-rearing literature was rife with harried time lines, limited windows of opportunity, benchmarks of necessary accomplishments, and a generally frantic approach to raising kids.

Blended Families, Talking to Kids About Religion, Solutions for Allergies, & More | Parenting Reviews, May 15, 2015


Hope for any reader unsure of how to navigate a new familial structure, advice for improving impulse control and organization, discussions on religion from a nonreligious perspective, an essential Allergy Book that addresses the most timely of concerns

Baby’s First Year, Nanny Whisperer Gold, Amish Wisdom, Raising Brave Girls, & More | Parenting Reviews, February 15, 2015


Arnold’s thoughtful worldview approach is inspiring, DK celebrates the loveliness of babies, Gold presents an excellent resource for families looking to hire a nanny, Miller looks at the parenting culture of the Amish community.

Standouts from Deurlein and McCraith, Raising Passionate Readers, Adoption, First Bites | Parenting Reviews, November 15, 2014


Child rearing literature is constantly evolving with the times and can provide the tools or new approach that a baffled parent needs. These eight titles consider topics such as worrisome behavior, technology use, yelling, and nutrition.

How To Help Kids Stay on Task, Drug-Free, plus Managing Tantrums, & More | Parenting Reviews

Bright Kids Who CAn't Keep Up

Child psychologists Braaten and ­Willoughby offer a first-of-a-kind book on processing speeds; the “Bible” on kids and substance abuse; Cutchlow’s Zero to Five is the perfect gift for a new parent; Keith’s writing is sharp, her arguments valid, and her book timely

Child Rearing from the Hardings, Kang, Stein, Military Families, & More | Parenting Reviews

The Dolphin Way

The Brainy Bunch‘s success is inspirational and uplifting, Kang shows parents how to develop skills such as creativity, critical thinking, and communication, a helpful guide to navigating the demands military families face

Parenting Reviews | March 1, 2014


From addressing preschool stuttering to mastering the SAT, these eight titles address aspects of parenting with both specificity and understanding.

Parenting Reviews | November 15, 2013


Parenting reviews from the November 15, 2013 issue.

Parenting Reviews | August 2013


Reviews of Why Can’t My Child Stop Eating?, the Essential Homebirth Guide, and Cut, Stapled, and Mended, plus a full list of Parenting reviews from August 2013.

Parenting Reviews | May 15, 2013


Reviews of The Biting Solution, Papadaddy’s Book for New Fathers, Talking Back to Facebook, plus a full list of Parenting titles from the May 15 issue.