Toxic Parents is a self-help book for people who grew up with difficult parents and want to heal. The author is Susan Forward, a psychologist.
Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive
Parenting from the Inside Out explores the link between a parent’s childhood experiences and parenting style. The authors are Daniel Siegel, a child psychiatrist, and Mary Hartzell, an expert in early childhood education.
A Mother’s Reckoning is a memoir by Sue Klebold, the mother of Columbine shooter Dylan Klebold. She writes about how she has dealt with the grief and shame from her son’s actions.
The Conscious Parent encourages parents to form mutual relationships with their children. The author is Shefali Tsabary, a psychologist.
Love Warrior is a memoir by Glennon Doyle Melton, an activist, philanthropist, and the creator of an online community called Momastery. In the book, the author looks at how she discovered herself after her marriage ended.
The Faraway Horses is a memoir by Buck Brannaman, a horse trainer who says he had been “bit, kicked, bucked off and run over,” but learned that he would be successful when he could figure out why the horses were doing what they’re doing.
Daring Greatly encourages people to embrace vulnerability as a source of power, not weakness. The author is Brene Brown, a social work researcher at the University of Houston and expert in vulnerability and shame.
The Gardener and the Carpenter argues against the 21st Century model of parenting. The author is Alison Gopnik, a developmental psychiatrist.