Reading Resources

The following reading material has been selected to assist parents in the care of children. This collection is provided for educational use only and is not intended to be a substitute for consultation with a physician concerning the issues presented. The reading lists under each topic are not all-inclusive. Although the materials have been selected by the College, the College does not necessarily endorse the content, the author or the publisher.

Care of the Newborn

  • Complete Book of Baby & Child Care by Focus on the Family
  • The Nursing Mother’s Companion by Kathleen Huggins

General Parenting

  • Loving by Leading by Den A. Trumbull, MD, FCP
  • The New Dare to Discipline by James Dobson, PhD
  • The New Strong-Willed Child by James Dobson, PhD
  • Six – Point Plan for Raising Happy Healthy Children by John Rosemond
  • A Family of Value by John Rosemond
  • Have a New Kid by Friday by Kevin Leman
  • 20 Rules and Tools for a Great Family by Steve Stephens
  • Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp
  • The Heart of Anger by Lou Priolo
  • Teach Them Diligently by Lou Priolo
  • How to Really Love Your Child by Ross Campbell, M.D.
  • Led by Love by Robert G. Collins, MD
  • Boys Adrift: Five Factors Driving the Growing Epidemic of Unmotivated Boys and Underachieving Young Men by Leonard Sax, MD, PhD
  • The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Maternal Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids by Madeline Levine, PhD


  • Factcines by Susan S. Weisberg, MD

Internet Filter Programs for Home Computers

Internet Safety

Nurturing Your Marriage


Parenting Adolescents

  • Have a New Kid by Friday by Kevin Leman
  • So You’re about to Be a Teenager by Dennis & Barbara Rainey
  • Questions Kids Ask About Sex by Medical Institute for Sexual Health
  • Passport 2 Purity (CD & Workbook Series) by Dennis & Barbara Rainey


Sexuality/Gender Issues

Social Media

Great Reading for Your Children!