Learning healthy ways to have hard hitting conversation with your kids can increase your emotional intelligence and subsequently benefit their emotional development.

Here is a guide to some books that may help parents who may be attempting to achieve an honest conversation of race and racism, and those who may be dealing with childhood adversity. Parents can also help expand their kids science, technology, engineering, art and maths skills.

Gardening for kids

Gardening for Kids

Brandy Stone

Discover how fun and educational growing plants can be. Perfect for beginner gardeners with tons of awesome projects that help kids grow their science, technology, engineering, art, and maths (STEAM) skills.

So yuo want to talk about race

So You Want to Talk About Race

Ijeoma Oluo

Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America. Oluo guides readers through subjects ranging from intersectionality and affirmative action in an attempt to achieve honest conversations about race and racism, and how they infect American life.



Meg Jay

Psychologist Meg Jay takes readers into the world of the supernormal: those who soar to unexpected heights after childhood adversity. She tells the tale of everyday heroes who have made a life out of dodging bullets, even as they hide in plain sight as doctors, artists, lawyers, activists, teachers and students.