The 5 Most Influential Creative Parenting Books I Read in 2018

Now that our youngest has turned five-years-old, I finally have time to read again! So many great books to choose from, here are my favorites from last year that have helped with my parenting:

Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne

When we dreamed of having kids and a family, most of us had visions and dreams of us all sitting around laughing and enjoying family time together. The reality is, our daily lives disconnect us from these moments because there’s too much of everything. Too much stuff, too much information, too much speed, too many activities scheduled, and too many choices. This book is a reminder of the importance of creating calm and rhythm into our children’s lives.

It actually became a goal of mine for 2019: to create a calm, soothing environment for our family.

 

How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims

I agreed with most of the reminders of this book, it’s basically stop overparenting! How demanding or permissive are you with your kids?...

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