The Top 4 Must-Read Parenting Books of 2012

True, these books won’t teach you how to swaddle your baby or trick your kids into eating healthy. But handpicked by former research psychologist and founder of Momma Data, Polly Palumbo, Ph.D., these page-turners, written by psychologists and parents who have seen it all, will leave the reader a little less daunted by the challenges of parenting. Care for some chicken soup for the mommy’s—or daddy’s—soul?