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Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook You

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Toddler Parenting books.

1. The Montessori Toddler: A Parent’s Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being (2019)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook YouIt’s time to change the way we see toddlers. Using the principles developed by the educator Dr. Maria Montessori, Simone Davies shows how to turn life with a “terrible two” into a mutually rich and rewarding time of curiosity, learning, respect, and discovery. With hundreds of practical ideas for every aspect of living with a toddler, here are five principles for feeding your child’s natural curiosity, from “Trust in the child” to “Fostering a sense of wonder.” Step-by-step ways to cultivate daily routines with ease, like brushing teeth, toilet-training, dealing…
Author(s): Simone Davies, Hiyoko Imai

2. The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind (2012)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook YouNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The authors of No-Drama Discipline and The Yes Brain explain the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures in this pioneering, practical book. “Simple, smart, and effective solutions to your child’s struggles.”—Harvey Karp, M.D. In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling Mindsight, and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with twelve key strategies that foster healthy brain development, leading to calmer, happier children. The authors explain—and make accessible—the new…
Author(s): Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson

3. The Happiest Toddler on the Block: How to Eliminate Tantrums and Raise a Patient, Respectful, and Cooperative One- to Four-Year-Old: Revised Edition (2008)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook YouThis streamlined revision of the breakthrough bestseller by renowned child-development expert Dr. Harvey Karp will do even more to help busy parents survive the “terrible twos” and beyond….In one of the most revolutionary advances in parenting of the past twenty-five years, Dr. Karp revealed that toddlers often act like uncivilized little cavemen, with a primitive way of thinking and communicating that is all their own. In this revised edition of his parenting classic, Dr. Karp has made his innovative approach easier to learn—and put into action—than ever…
Author(s): Harvey Karp

4. No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame (2014)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook YouJanet Lansbury is unique among parenting experts. As a RIE teacher and student of pioneering child specialist Magda Gerber, her advice is not based solely on formal studies and the research of others, but also on her twenty years of hands-on experience guiding hundreds of parents and their toddlers. “No Bad Kids” is a collection of Janet’s most popular and widely read articles pertaining to common toddler behaviors and how respectful parenting practices can be applied to benefit both parents and children. It covers such common topics as…
Author(s): Janet Lansbury

5. How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7 (2017)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook YouA must-have guide for anyone who lives or works with young kids, with an introduction by Adele Faber, coauthor of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, the international mega-bestseller The Boston Globe dubbed “The Parenting Bible.”For nearly forty years, parents have turned to How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk for its respectful and effective solutions to the unending challenges of raising children. Now, in response to growing demand, Adele’s daughter, Joanna Faber, along with Julie King, tailor How to Talk’s powerful communication skills to…
Author(s): Joanna Faber, Julie King

6. Toddlers Are A**holes: It’s Not Your Fault (2015)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook YouToddler a**holery is a normal part of human development—not unlike puberty, except this stage involves throwing food on the floor and taking swings at people who pay your way in life. For parents of toddlers, it's a "you better laugh so you don't cry" period. Bunmi Laditan's hilarious, satirical guide to toddlerhood offers parents instant (and very welcome) comic relief—along with the very good news that "It's Not Your Fault." Chapters cover the cost of raising a toddler, feeding your toddler, potty-training, tantrums, how to manage the…
Author(s): Bunmi Laditan

7. No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind (2016)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook You  Highlighting the fascinating link between a child’s neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, No-Drama Discipline provides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tears—without causing a scene.  Defining the true meaning of the “d” word (to instruct, not to shout or reprimand), the authors explain how to reach your child, redirect emotions, and turn a meltdown into an opportunity for growth. By doing so, the cycle of negative behavior (and punishment) is essentially brought to a halt, as problem solving becomes a win/win situation. Inside…
Author(s): Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson

8. Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage: Effective Strategies to Tame Tantrums, Overcome Challenges, and Help Your Child Grow (2018)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook YouToddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage offers practical, age-appropriate toddler discipline strategies for managing the everyday challenges of toddlerhood and guiding your child to becoming their best self.Toddlers are constantly changing, and they can easily become overwhelmed by it all. When faced with the meltdowns that toddlers are famous for, it can be difficult to know which toddler discipline techniques will best help your child grow into a stronger, kinder person. Toddler Discipline for Every Age and Stage delivers essential toddler…
Author(s): Aubrey Hargis, Sylvester PhD, Breana

9. 1-2-3 Magic: 3-Step Discipline for Calm, Effective, and Happy Parenting (2016)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook You“Dr. Phelan’s strategies have seen a resurgence in the parenting world. Maybe that’s why you feel like everywhere you go, you keep overhearing other moms say to their misbehaving children, ‘That’s one. That’s two. That’s three.’ And then you watch in disbelief as their kid actually stops!” ― PopSugar MomsAre you the parent of a strong-willed child? Is bedtime a nightly battle? Are you looking to discipline without stress?Since kids don’t come with a manual, 1-2-3 Magic is the next best thing. Dr. Thomas Phelan has developed a quick, simple and scientifically proven way to parent that actually…
Author(s): Thomas Phelan

10. How Toddlers Thrive: What Parents Can Do Today for Children Ages 2-5 to Plant the Seeds of Lifelong Success (2015)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook YouDr. Tovah Klein, called “the toddler whisperer” on Good Morning America, has penned “a parenting milestone” (Dr. Harvey Rotbart, No Regrets Parenting) with How Toddlers Thrive, which shows parents of children ages two to five how to harness the singular power of the toddler mind during what might be the most crucial time of a child’s brain development, to plant the seeds of lifelong success.Why do some children thrive, and others struggle? The answers may surprise you. New research indicates that the seeds for adult success are actually planted in the toddler…
Author(s): Tovah P Klein

11. How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk (2012)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook YouThe ultimate “parenting bible” (The Boston Globe) with a new foreword—and available as an ebook for the first time—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors.Internationally acclaimed experts on communication between parents and children, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish “are doing for parenting today what Dr. Spock did for our generation” (Parent Magazine).  Now, this bestselling classic includes fresh insights and suggestions as well as the author’s time-tested methods to solve common…
Author(s): Adele Faber, Elaine Mazlish

12. The 5 Love Languages of Children: The Secret to Loving Children Effectively (2016)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook YouMore than 1 million sold! The #1 New York Times bestselling The 5 Love Languages® has helped millions of couples learn the secret to building a love that lasts. Now discover how to speak your child’s love language in a way that he or she understands. Dr. Gary Chapman and Dr. Ross Campbell help you: Plus: Find dozens of tips for practical ways to speak your child’s love language. Discover your child’s primary language—then speak it—and you will be well on your way to a stronger relationship with your flourishing child….
Author(s): Gary Chapman, Ross Campbell

13. Parenting the Strong-Willed Child: The Clinically Proven Five-Week Program for Parents of Two- to Six-Year-Olds, Third Edition (2010)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook YouRex Forehand, Ph.D. and Nicholas Long Ph.D. have helped thousands of parents achieve discipline using positive reinforcement, without yelling or harming the child’s self-esteem. Their clinically proven, five-week program gives you the tools you need to successfully manage your child’s behavior, giving specific factors that cause or contribute to disruptive behavior; ways to develop a more positive atmosphere in your family and home; and strategies for managing specific behavior problems. The completely revised and updated edition includes: new information, based on research, about…
Author(s): Rex Forehand, Nicholas Long

14. Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons (1986)

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook YouIs your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you’ll do something wrong? RAs DISTARreg; is the most successful beginning reading program available to schools across the country. Research has proven that children taught by the DISTARreg; method outperform their peers who receive instruction from other programs. Now for the first time, this program has been adapted for parent and child to use at home. Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a…
Author(s): Siegfried Engelmann , Phyllis Haddox , et al.

Best Toddler Parenting Books That Will Hook You

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some toddler parenting books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Parenting Guide to Your Toddler

Author(s): Paula Spencer, Parenting Magazine Editors
Publisher: Ballantine Books, Year: 2000, Size: 7 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1040086

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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