Child Development

  • The Happiest Baby on the Block by Dr. Harvey Karp
  • Ages & Stages by Dr. Charles Schaefer and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo
  • Just Tell Me What to Say by Betsy Brown Braun
  • You’re Not the Boss of Me by Betsy Brown Braun
  • Super Baby by Dr. Jenn Berman
  • The A to Z Guide to Raising Happy Confident Kids by Dr. Jenn Berman


  • What to Expect: Babysitter’s Handbook by Heidi Murkoff
  • The Best Nanny Handbook by Emma Kensington
  • Beyond Parenting Basics: The International Nanny Association’s Official Guide to In-Home Childcare by Sarah McCormack-Hoffman and Michelle LaRowe
  • The Nanny Textbook by A.M. Merchant

Based on Nanny Experiences

  • And Nanny Makes Three by Jessica Auerbach
  • The Perfect Stranger by Lucy Kaylin
  • You’ll Never Nanny in this Town Again by Suzanne Hansen
  • White House Nannies by Barbara Kline
  • Searching for Mary Poppins by Susan Davis and Gina Hyams


  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  • The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus


  • City Baby LA by Linda Friedman and Lisa Rocchio
  • City Baby New York by Pamela Weinberg and Kelly Ashton