Here is a list of helpful websites for you and your family. Click a topic heading to begin reading:

General Information:

Follow this American Academy of Pediatrics link: Healthy Children

Suggested Reading:

• 8 weeks to Optimum Health — Andrew Weil, MD
• Omnivore’s Dilemma — Michael Pollan
• In Defense of Food — Michael Pollan
• Animal, Vegetable, Miracle — Barbara Kingsolver
• Last Child in the Woods — Richard Louv

General Interests:

Know your Child’s Toys
Know what are in the toys and other play items around your child.
Car Seats
Poison Control Center
For vaccine schedules, visit this website –
American Academy of Pediatrics – Immunization
CDC – Vaccine
CDC – Travel

Breast Feeding:

La Leche League is a wonderful resource.
Dr.Jack Newman has a great website with videos regarding breast feeding.

Feeding and Diet:

First Meals by Annabel Karmel
How to Get Your Kid to Eat: But Not Too Much by Ellyn Satter
Making Baby Foods

For general information about health, nutrition, supplements, visit this website –
Check out the Anti-Inflammatory food pyramid.

This link discusses healthy (and not-so-healthy) fruits and veggies –


If your family eats seafood, visit this helpful website to determine which fish would be better choices for you –

Your environment and home:

Be an informed parent, visit this website to find out about different products in your home and life –

This link has a cosmetics database for thousands of products we use daily:


Raising Resilient Children by Brooks and Goldstein
Caring for your baby and young child: birth to age 5 by AAP
Bringing up Boys by Dr. James Dobson
Your Baby’s First Year by American Academy of Pediatrics
What to expect when You are Expecting by Heidi Murkoff
What to expect the First Year by Heidi Murkoff
What to expect the Second Year by Heidi Murkoff
What to expect the Toddler Years by Arlene Eisenberg
Parents’ Guide to Childhood Immunizations by CDC
The womanly art of Breast feeding by Diane Wiessinger

Behavior and ADD/ADHD:

Living with the Active and Alert Child by Linda S. Budd
Nurtured Heart Approach by Howard Glassen
Encounters with Children: Pediatric Behavior and Development by Suzanne Dixon and Marty Stein
Parenting that Works: Building Skills that Last a Lifetime by Christophersen And Mortweet
Beyond Discipline: Parenting that Lasts a Lifetime by Edward Christophersen
The Incredible Years by Carolyn Webster-Stratton
S.O.S. Help For Parents by Lynn Clarke
Parenting the Strong-Willed Child by Forehand and Long
Your Defiant Child by Barkley and Benton
The Tough Kid Parent Book by Jenson, Rhode, Hepworth
The Tough Kid Tool Box by Jenson, Rhode, Reavis
The Sleep Fairy by Janie Peterson
Good Night, Sweet Dreams, I Love You. Now, Go to Bed by Patrick C. Friman