Phone Lines

Family Paths 1-510-893-5444 – 24-hour local hotline for parents


Baby Center

Berkeley Parents’ Network

Brain Child MagazineThe magazine for thinking mothers

Bringing Up Kids  - Meg Zweibeck R.N., M.P.H. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Father’s Forum - A resource for New & Expectant Fathers

Hand in Hand Parenting - (A non-profit whose mission is to foster healthy parent-child relationships that will last a lifetime by emphasizing respect and listening. They have an e- newsletter)

Parents’ Press

Pathways to Family Wellness   – Holistic Insights, Empowering Resources

Raising HappinessScience for Joyful Kids and Happier Parents


Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves: Transforming Parent-Child Relationship from Reactivity and Struggle to Peace, Power, and Joy by Naomi Aldort

Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier Parents by Christine Carter

Becoming the Parent You Want To Be by Laura Davis and Janis Keyser

And Baby Makes Three by John & Julie Gottman

Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting by Myla Kabat-Zinn & Jon Kabat-Zinn

Parenting from the Heart: Sharing the Gifts of Compassion, Connection, and Choice by Inbal Kashtan

The Continuum Concept: In Search of Happiness Lost by Jean Liedloff

Finding Time for Fatherhood: The Important Considerations Men Face When Becoming a Father by Bruce Linton

Mothering the New Mother: Women’s Feelings and Needs After Childbirth by Sally Plaskin

Parenting From The Inside Out : How A Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children That Thrive by Dan Siegel and Mary Hartzell

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive by Dan Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson

Your Children Will Raise You: The Joys, Challenges, and Life Lessons of Motherhood by Eden Steinberg

Mindful Motherhood: Practical Tools for Staying Sane During Pregnancy and Your Child’s First Year by Cassandra Vieten

Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety by Judith Warner

The Whole Parent: How to become a Terrific Parent Even if You Didn’t Have One by Debra Wessleman