Coventry Public Library

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Parenting Collection


Calm Mamma Happy Baby: the Simple, Intuitive Way to Tame Tears, Improve Sleep, and Help Your Family Thrive by Derek O'Neill

Experimenting With Babies: 50 Amazing Science Projects You Can Perform on Your Kid by Shaun Gallagher

The Foster Parenting Manual: a Practical Guide to Creating a Loving, Safe and Stable Home by John Degarmo

Jo Frost's Toddler Rules: Your 5-Step Guide to Shaping Proper Behavior by Jo Frost

Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies for Helping Children Thrive Through Divorce by JoAnne Pedro-Carroll, Ph.D.

The Same But Different: How Twins Can Live, Love, and Learn to Be Individuals by Joan A. Friedman, PhD.

Talk With Your Kids: Conversations About Ethics: Honesty, Friendship, Sensitivity, Fairness, Dedication, Individuality and 103 Other Things That Really Matter by Michael Parker, M.ED.

What To Do When You're Having Two: the Twins Survival Guide from Pregnancy Through the First Year by Natalie Diaz

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.