Expanding you background knowledge on parenthood can be very beneficial.

These books below will help parents learn how to raise sons, allow their children to express their feelings and learn the racially prejudiced history of African American motherhood.

DECODING BOYUS BOOK

Decoding Boys: New Science Behind the Subtle Art of Raising Sons

Cara Natterson

A powerful, eye-opening book about the struggles of raising boys and how to overcome them. Natterson teaches parents to steer their boys in the right direction, touching on lessons such as managing video game time, avoiding irrational decisions and coping with puberty.

PERMISSION TO FEEL BOOK

Permission to Feel

Marc Brackett

Working as an emotional scientist for 25+ years, Brackett describes how his uncle (when growing up) gave him ‘permission to feel’. His book educates parents on how to grant their children the freedom to do the same and to monitor their mental wellbeing.

MOTHERHOOD SO WHITE

Motherhood So White

Nefertiti Austin

A powerful book confronting the racially prejudiced history of African American motherhood. Austin breaks the chasm between white and black mothers and debunks the stereotype that, in America, ‘Mother = White’.