Coventry Public Library

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Parenting Collection


Baby Play for Every Day: 365 Activities For the First Year by Susannah Steel

Get the Behavior You Want ... Without Being the Parent You Hate! by Deborah Gilboa, MD

How to Raise a Drug-Free Kid: the Straight Dope for Parents by Joseph A. Califano Jr.

Mindful Discipline: a Loving Approach To Setting Limits and Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child by Shauna L. Shapiro

Tantrums!: Managing Meltdowns in Public and Private by Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.

Watch My Baby Grow (DK Publication)

Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based On Science (and What I've Learned So Far) by Tracy Cutchlow

Links to Parenting Sites

This site has a lot of information about how parents can keep their children safe on the Internet.  It goes through the dangers and how to prevent them as well as netiquette and other important topics.


March of Dimes

The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality.



Kidoinfo makes everything related to kids and parents accessible to everyone in and around Providence, RI, and beyond. Whether you are a local or a visitor.


iVillage Pregnancy and Parenting

A comprehensive site from conception to pregnancy to Teen.



Find the best baby name for your baby.



This site provides pregnancy and baby information, featuring articles, expert advice, personalized newsletters, interactive tools, an online community, and more.