Top 5 Parenting Books

Top 5 Parenting Books

Reading books can be beneficial in innumerable ways, they can ignite your curiosity when it comes to gaining knowledge and enhancing general awareness. Reading a well-written book is gratifying and the lifelong benefit of reading a book is invaluable. Every parent wants to bring up a child who is much better than their own self, and in current times parenting has become a difficult task. 

There are a lot of parenting books nowadays which are good tools when it comes to making a child confident and independent. Parents get a lot of guidance from these books on many areas of life where they must adopt parenting methods suitable to their child’s age group. 

One thing common in all these parenting books is communication and that makes you realize how important it is while bringing up a child. It will also help parents to set new boundaries with their children, especially when the children grow up and start using social networking platforms.

Let us have a look at the best 5 parenting books and see how they can influence parents to go through the process of bringing up their children in a positive way. 

The books listed below have been chosen depending on the way they have been listed on goodreads. If you think we have missed out on any book that should have a mention here, kindly make a note in the comments section below. We would be more than happy to check it out.

The Whole-Brain Child

 The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson is an interesting book that gives good techniques and strategies to all parents to guide their children towards leading a healthy, balanced, and meaningful life. The book has clear-cut explanations for dealing with day-to-day struggles, and the illustrations in the book make the concept palpable to the readers. 

Parents will find it easy to understand how their child’s brain is wired, and the twelve strategies shared in the book are effective when it comes to coordinating and balancing the separate regions of the brain, dealing with the emotions of children, and how to handle arguments. 

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

by Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish have innovative ideas for parents to deal with problems that are simple and not complicated and build solid foundations when it comes to forming lasting relationships. The authors share good advice on parenting and are a good way for parents to improve themselves and become perfect when it comes to parenting. 

What makes the book useful is that the tips and suggestions shared by the authors can be implemented easily into daily lives and will encourage parents to focus on the positives. There are also good tips on how to help children deal with their emotions.

Playful Parenting

by Lawrence J. Cohen is the best way to make children understand and express their complex emotions, break free from their shyness, fear, and anger, be cooperative and not indulge in power struggles, respect the diversity that exists around them, get empowered, and deal with sibling rivalry in a good way. The author’s approach to the topic is breezy and light-hearted, and the book has love and humor in it which makes it easy for all the parents who are looking to have a lot of fun with their children. The author’s words will enable to change the perception of parents when it comes to connecting with their children, handling their emotions, and dealing with their problems.

The book has some good advice to parents which can be incorporated while bringing up their children and look at the way they have been parenting their children. The focus is on the fun part, and it is a useful book for all parents to bring a smile on the faces of their children.

Teaching Kids to Think

by Darlene Sweetland, Ron Stolberg gives a peek into modern-day society where the social, emotional, and neurological challenges are discussed. The authors speak about the five parent traps that can make parents behave in a manner that their child’s requirement for an immediate gratification is on a rise. The tips and tools in the book address the relevant topics related to children of all age groups.

Parents and educators can use the suggestions and advice of the authors to bring up children who are confident, independent, and healthy. The real-life examples shared in the book make it easy for parents to connect with what the authors are trying to convey. The book is educational and informative and is empowering to parents in many ways. 

Strong As a Mother 

by Kate Rope is an excellent book that will guide mothers to motherhood without sounding preachy. The book has lots of good discussions and practical advice that are simple and easy to incorporate to make the pregnancy and motherhood journey smooth. The book will be of great help to all those women who are planning to become mothers.

The discussions and suggestions in the book make it a good one to read while going through your pregnancy phase and even during the early and mid stages of motherhood. Many mothers reading this will be able to connect with the author’s words and make them overlook the complexities and difficulties that come with being pregnant and motherhood.

I hope the above-mentioned books give you a peek into the importance of reading good parenting books. The resources and tidbits in these books can help you tide over the difficult phases of your pregnancy, motherhood, and child development. These books can substitute parenting guides and help parents and mothers to realize how important self-care is during the phases of pregnancy, postpartum, motherhood, and parenting. 

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