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Article  •  7 June 2023


3 of the best modern parenting books to read in 2023

Discover three indispensable books to help you navigate parenting in the modern age.

Let’s face it: parenting in 2023 isn’t easy. While it’s tricky enough to try and decipher the best approach to child-rearing, living in the modern world makes it more difficult than ever to navigate the choppy waters of childhood, tweenhood and beyond.

In need of a helping hand? Fear not. These books offer up advice to assist you in guiding your child on the bumpy road that we call ‘life’. With insight into a whole slew of topics – from physical growth to mental health and more – these books will become your go-to resources for answering questions about your kid.

Some of the best modern parenting books of 2023

Raising Girls Who Like Themselves Kasey Edwards, Christopher Scanlon

Since its publication in 2021, Raising Girls Who Like Themselves has quickly become a must-read for girl mums. Outlining the seven qualities that enable girls to thrive in the world, the book confronts the most pressing issues impacting young girls and women in society today.

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Bringing Up Boys Who Like Themselves Kasey Edwards, Christopher Scanlon

After the success of Raising Girls Who Like Themselves, it was clear that a similar guidebook was needed for boys. Like its predecessor, Bringing Up Boys Who Like Themselves also lays out seven pillars that boys need to grow into well-rounded young men.

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Tweens Michelle Mitchell

For parents with kids in the in-between stage (AKA tweenager-dom), knowing exactly how to parent can be a struggle. In Tweens, award-winning parenting educator Michelle Mitchell explains the complexities of this rapid period of development while giving parents the tools to tackle the tough stuff.

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