Baby 101 - A Reading List
I love to read and I've enjoyed spending the last several months learning about pregnancy, what to expect once the baby comes, and different parenting styles. Here are a list of books on my shelf! The list is comprised of books I bought from reviews, recommendations, or received as gifts! Please let me know any other good books I'm missing and I'll add more as I continue reading!
Baby and Parenting Books:
Happiest Baby on the Block
This is one of the best books for calming a crying baby and a definite must-read for first time parents
This is great for learning how to schedule feeding and sleeping with a baby
Brain Rules for Babies
This is a very intellectual book that I found fascinating on baby brain development
What to Expect When You're Expecting - By Heidi Murkoff
A great, comprehensive reference guide for each stage of pregnancy.
Baby 411 - Brown and Fields
Another great reference tool divided by topic
Bringing Up Bebe - Pamela Druckerman
French philosophy on sleep training, eating, patience, and other upbringing tips
The Fifth Trimester - Lauren Smith Brody
Loved this book for moms debating balancing a career and raising kids.
Grace Based Parenting - Tim Kimmel
Great insight on successfully exercising grace in bringing up children in a Christian home
How to Raise Selfless Kids in a Self-Centered World - Dave Stone
I really liked this book - it was short, easy to read, and had some good input!
The New Dad's Playbook - Watson
A book for Dads (I must confess I did not actually read this for obvious reasons)
Don't Make Me Count to Three - By Ginger Hubbard
A Christian-based book on discipline
Shepherding a Child's Heart - Tedd Tripp
Another great Christian-based book on raising children
Raising Your Kids to Love the Lord - Dave Stone
For Parents Only - Feldhahn and Rice
Grace Based Discipline - Murray
A Mom After God's Own Heart - Elizabeth George
Gospel-Powered Parenting - Farley
Parenting Without Regret - Seibert
What to Expect Before You're Expecting - Heidi Murkoff
This is a great guide to get before you start trying to have kids!
The First Forty Days - Heng Ou
About enjoying, resting, and recovering the first 40 days after birth with a side of cookbook
Pregnancy Day by Day - DK
The Passionate Mom - Merrill
Einstein Never Used Flash Cards - Pasek
Nurture Shock - Bronson
A short, easy reference guide in a 3 book set by age