Being a parent, especially a first-time parent, can be overwhelming. With each new phase, your child goes through; there are hundreds more questions that pop up about what to do as a parent. No matter what, you're not alone. Someone else has been in the same situation as you and lived to tell the story.
Here are some top parenting resources recommended by YOU to check out!
I wish I enjoyed reading parenting books a bit more (but I honestly don't). So, for any books that I skip over, I head over to chatGPT or Google to give me a summary of the main points of the book.
Parenting with Love and Logic series by Jim Fay and Foster Cline: A guide to raising responsible, respectful children using practical parenting strategies that balance love and empathy with boundaries and consequences.
The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson: A revolutionary approach to parenting that focuses on understanding and nurturing your child's developing brain to foster healthy emotional and intellectual growth.
Live in Love by Lauren Akins: A heartfelt memoir sharing Lauren's journey through love, motherhood, and her life in the spotlight.
You're a F*ing Awesome Mom by Leslie Anne Bruce: An empowering and relatable guide for modern moms, helping them embrace their imperfections and find joy in parenting.
Unruffled by Janet Lansbury: Respectful parenting advice and support, focusing on authentic, respectful communication with children.
Author Emily Osler's books: Data-driven Parenting Guides that debunk myths and provide evidence-based advice on pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood.
Hunt Gather, Parent: A book exploring traditional parenting practices from around the world, offering insights into raising cooperative, well-adjusted children.
Raising Good Humans by Hunter Clark-Fields: A guide to mindful parenting, providing tools for fostering emotional intelligence and resilience in children.
The Montessori Toddler by Simone Davies : A comprehensive guide to applying Montessori principles and practices to toddlerhood, fostering independence, creativity, and curiosity.
The Freely Rooted Podcast: A show focused on holistic, intuitive parenting and living a mindful, connected life.
The Skinny Confidential Him & Her Podcast: A podcast covering various topics, including health, wellness, and parenting, from the perspectives of a husband and wife duo.
Raising Adults: Future Focused Parenting: A podcast that explores proactive parenting strategies to raise responsible, self-sufficient adults.
Meaning Full Living: A podcast discussing the challenges and joys of modern parenting, with a focus on creating a meaningful family life.
Betches Mom: A humorous, relatable podcast that tackles the realities of motherhood and parenting.
The 1000 Hours Outside Podcast: A show promoting the importance of outdoor play and nature-based parenting.
The Joe Rogan Experience episode #1869 with Dr. Gabor Maté: A conversation exploring the impact of childhood experiences and trauma on adult health and well-being.
The Parentologist Podcast: A podcast offering expert advice, tips, and strategies for a healthy, balanced approach to parenting.
Sage Family: A show discussing natural parenting, minimalism, and family adventure.
Kate and Kal Co.: A podcast about motherhood, business, and finding balance in the chaos of life.
A Beautiful Mess Podcast: A lifestyle podcast covering a range of topics, including parenting, relationships, and creativity.
Now That We're a Family: A podcast sharing relatable stories, practical tips, and encouragement for thriving in family life.
Evolutionary Parenting Podcast: A show exploring the science of parenting and how it can be applied to modern family life.
The Beyond Sleep Training Project: A podcast dedicated to gentle, responsive parenting approaches for sleep and other parenting challenges.
*Many of the Instagram accounts and podcasts also have blogs if you prefer reading posts.
I hope some of these resources are beneficial to you on your parenting journey!
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