Inside: Parenting books are hard to find, here are the six best parenting books, recommended by a Mental Health Therapist.
Two days ago, a miracle happened. My kids were with my husband, and I had an hour to kill before I had to be at a meeting.
I had an hour to do whatever the heck I wanted! This Mama had free-time!
I took full advantage and headed straight for our local bookstore, and ran to the fiction area. I needed a book that could whisk me away from my life of messy kids to a beach with sand, sun, and friends.
My fingers ran across each unbroken spine and I took out book after book, read its synopsis, smelled it’s booky smell and felt its soft pages.
It had been so long since I held a brand new book in my hand.
After a few minutes of perusing, I must have taken a wrong turn at “beach reads” and found myself neck deep in the parenting book section.
At once, I felt myself drowning.
Have you ever looked at the parenting books at a bookstore? Holy moly the options!
Overwhelm is an understatement.
I can’t imagine a parent walking into that section and not feeling stressed out. How is someone who’s looking for help able to weed through the hundreds of books and pick one that is accurate, based in real research, not guilt-ridden, and actually helpful?
It seems impossible.
I have read my fair share of parenting books, especially when my boys were young.
Thinking back on that time of my life, I was overpowered by motherhood and was desperately searching for a parenting book that would tell me exactly what I needed to do.
I never found it…
Instead, I found 6 books that I continue to turn to throughout my parenting journey.
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The 6 Best Parenting Books That Every Parent Should Read
This is hands-down my all-time favorite parenting book. It’s science-based yet easy to read and implement the techniques inside.
Want your kids to have an awesome relationship? Read this book, NOW!
Building a strong connection with a child is the key to good behavior, high self-esteem, and good emotional development.
But sometimes, we’re not speaking our children’s love language and that can lead to frustrated children who don’t feel connected to their parents.
Tired of feeling like the bad guy all the time? Read this book.
Want to raise resilient children who succeed in life? The secret is to let them fail a bit…
Because we all need a less chaotic life…including our children
There you go!
Now, there’s no need to stand there looking at all those books at the bookstore or scrolling through Amazon trying to decide which book you need.
You can’t go wrong with one of these.
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