Index: Book Recommendations/Reviews

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Chapter Books for Boys


An Honest Babywise Book ReviewBook Recommendation: How the Queen Cleans Everything

Book Recommendation: Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

The Tech-Wise Family Book Review

Book Recommendation: The Five Love Languages of Children

Book Recommendation: The Siblings’ Busy Book

Book Review: Free-Range Kids

Book Review: Love and Logic Magic for Early Childhood

Book Review: Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours

Book Review: The Nursing Mother’s Companion

Book Recommendation: Nurture Shock

Book Recommendation: A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children

Book Review: The Parenting Breakthrough

Book Review: Parenting the Strong Willed Child

Book Review: Shepherding A Child’s Heart

Book Review: Super Baby Food

Book Review: The Preschooler’s Busy Book

Book Recommendation: Baby Body Signs

Book Recommendation: The Read Aloud Handbook

Book Review: The Toddler’s Busy Book

Book Suggestion: The Wonder Weeks

Wonder Weeks Information

Love and Logic Book

Love Languages — Not Babywise

Other Parenting Books

    Secrets of the Baby Whisperer

    Siblings Without Rivalry Book

    The Baby Whisperer Solves All Your Problems

    The Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are

    The Happiest Baby on the Block
    The Happiest Baby on the Block: Conclusion

    Book Recommendation: Reading Magic
    Book Recommendations: Why Can’t I Get My Kids to Behave?


      Valerie, also known as The Babywise Mom, is the mother to four children. She has been blogging on Babywise and general parenting since 2007. She has a degree in technical writing and loves using those skills to help parents be the best parents they can be! Read her book, The Babywise Mom Nap Guide, to get help on sleep from birth through the preschool years. You can also find her writing at, Today Parenting, and Her View From Home. Read more about Valerie and her family on the About page. Follow her on FacebookPinterest, and Instagram for more tips and helps.

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      1. Jenny Z
        July 9, 2009 / 7:01 PM

        Hello! I am wondering if you have heard of or read Shepherding A Child's Heart by Ted Tripp? I am curious about your reaction(s) to it if you have. Thanks!

      2. Plowmanators
        July 30, 2009 / 7:51 PM

        I haven't ever read it, but I have heard great things about it! I will add it to my list of things to read 🙂

      3. meg
        March 2, 2012 / 8:01 PM

        Hi! Have you read "Loving Our Kids on Purpose" by Danny Silk? Just curious to hear your take-I have been enjoying it.

      4. Plowmanators
        March 28, 2012 / 1:34 AM

        I haven't Meg. I will add it to the list!

      5. bunnypryor
        May 7, 2012 / 12:13 AM

        I would love to read a review by you on Alfie Kohn's "Unconditional Parenting"!!!

      6. Plowmanators
        May 19, 2012 / 3:44 AM

        On my list!

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