As parents, we often feel overwhelmed by some situations – many times daily – related to the upbringing of our children. Sometimes you probably feel more unlikely to succeed in parenthood, than the Atlanta Falcons in becoming favorites in the NFL Superbowl predictions. However, some parenthood books can help you discover certain aspects that you may not be seeing clearly during this stage.
While we may have nannies, relatives who help us with the care of children or just doing all by ourselves, you can find some tips that can be used to make family life more bearable.
We can learn a lot from certain types of family-oriented books and best practices to have a full life. While there is no specific life-formula, we can learn from the experience and advice of others.
Some books help us both physically and psychologically to behave in a certain way, in order to improve many aspects of our day-to-day life.
Best Parenting Books You Should Read Now
The books listed below are a selection of the best of the best in order to help parents in the care of the family.
When Partners Become Parents (Carolyn Pape Cowan & Philip A. Cowan)
This is a classic but powerful book that breaks down the ups and downs that a relationship goes through when they see themselves in the crisis of being new parents. Part of a study that took over 10 years that shows the effects of parenthood in romantic relationships like no other book does.
The Child, the Family, and the Outside World (D.W. Winnicott)
This book contemplates many discussions in a direct and informal way at the same time. Explains daily events such as playing, crying, shyness, feeding, and other serious problems such as lying or stealing, as well as the bases of aggression. This and much more are framed in the exploration of the basic relationships of childhood, from the mother-child relationship as the key to the development of personality.
The Whole-Brain Child (Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson)
This book shows you how to develop the intellect and how to cultivate the emotional health of your children to teach them about banded life and purposeful life. With the help of neuroscience that supports the studies carried out by the authors. Applying the lessons of this book to the daily life of parenthood, you can turn many arguments and integrate a healthy vitality into the brain of your children.
The Drama of the Gifted Child (Alice Miller)
This short book has an immense impact on readers, helping to apply the answers that one discovers over time. It basically aims to give a brave, perceptive and wise look to questions such as “Why do many successful people have feelings of loneliness and bewilderment?” At the same time, through a family dynamic, this book shows how many children do things knowing the results of behavior that parents can have.
The Philosophical Baby (Alison Gopnik)
We tend to think that thought and experiences – the way infants use it – are limited. This book shows you a revolutionary look to understand how the minds of children work. According to the revealed philosophical and psychological study, it explains how babies learn, create and experience as we never do. Through the journey through the awakening of babies’ consciousness, we see how much we can learn about the essential issues of human nature when looking at the little ones.
To sum up, as we move forward in time and thanks to new studies that help us realize how the human mind works since we are born and take our first steps, we discover the bastions of life. We find ourselves at the crossroads for which we are obliged to transit if we want to learn about our origins, and how to use this learning for our good and those around us.
The family is above anything and knowing or learning how to be happier is in us.