Babywise and other “On Becoming” Books

Babywise Books is the official site provided by the Publisher & Distributor of the best-selling On Becoming® series:  9 parenting books by Robert Bucknam, M.D. and Gary Ezzo.

On Becoming BabywiseOn Becoming Baby Wise: Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep

Babywise is the parenting manual on the topic of baby sleep. Now in its revised 5th edition, this perennial 20-year bestseller has touched more than 6 million families across the globe between with print, digital editions and translations into 16 languages.

Babywise helps you naturally synchronize your baby’s feeding, waketime and sleep cycles, so the whole family can sleep through the night. Find out what the fuss is all about.

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Babywise Book 2

On Becoming Baby Wise:  Book II

Months 5-12 includes feeding times, waketimes and sleeptimes that provide wonderful opportunities for training and Babywise Book II will guide you all the way, from the high chair to playpen, from the living room to the back yard. This book teaches the practical side of introducing solids food, nap transitions, traveling with your infant, setting reasonable limits while encouraging healthy exploration and much more. Apply the principles and your friends and relatives will be amazed at the alertness, contentedness and happy disposition of your baby.

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PretoddlerwiseOn Becoming Pretoddlerwise

12-18 months is a period of great of exchange: baby food is exchanged for table food; the highchair for booster seat; finger feeding replaced with spoon; babbling sounds transition to speaking, the first unsteady steps are conquered by strides of confidence, and the list goes on.  The drive toward independence is very strong yet, unpredictable. The key to this phase of development is understanding the various growth transitions of the one-hundred and eighty days linking babyhood with toddlerhood.

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ToddlerwiseOn Becoming Toddlerwise

The toddler years are the learning fields and you need a trustworthy guide to take you through the unfolding maze of your child’s developing world. On Becoming Toddlerwise is a tool chest of workable strategies and ideas that multiplies your child’s learning opportunities in a loving and nurturing way. This resource is as practical as it is informative. From first steps to potty training made easy and everything in between, it is all here for you.

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PottywiseOn Becoming Pottywise

Potty training does not have to be complicated and neither should a resource that explains it. On Becoming Pottywise for Toddlerslooks for developmental readiness cues of children as the starting point of potty training. Readiness is the primary prerequisite for successful training according to best selling authors, Gary Ezzo and Pediatrician Robert Bucknam. While no promises can be made, they can tell you that many moms successfully complete their training in a day or two, and some achieve it literally in hours.

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PreschoolwiseOn Becoming Preschoolwise

Parenting the 3-5 year old. Preschoolers are just fun. They know enough about life to enjoy it with enthusiasm and gusto, but not enough to survive very long without supervision. Play is their world and their tutor, taking them to the land of discovery that only ceases each night when they close their eyes in peaceful slumber. On Becoming Preschoolwise is your guide.

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ChildwiseOn Becoming Childwise: Parenting Your Child from 3-7 Years

5-8 years old is a time when parental training and encouragement are major players in a child’s developing world. It is a time when his intellect develops sufficiently to allow purposeful interaction with adults and other children. We trust On Becoming Childwiseinformative is highly practical with tips that actually work, and will make a discernible difference in your parenting.

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PreteenwiseOn Becoming Preteenwise: Parenting Your Child from 8-12 Years

Parenting the 8-12 year old. This book articulates clear strategies for parenting preadolescent children, including insulating them from harmful peer pressure, encouraging harmony at home, and building future friendships with grown children.

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TeenwiseOn Becoming Teenwise

Parenting your teenager.  This book offers ractical how-to’s for building a positive relationship that leads to teen years marked by excitement, respect, and smooth family interaction. Central to the thesis is learning to build bridges to your teen’s heart, creating a strong family fabric that lasts well beyond the difficult teenage years.

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