Being a parent is an extremely difficult job and it never hurts to have a few ways to make it easier. These books have stories and helpful ways to tackle the difficult job of being a parent.
When Your Hand is in the Lion’s Mouth
By Nina Whitaker
We don’t hear often enough about great black fathers in our stories or media. “When Your Hand is in the Lion’s Mouth” is a non-fiction story and a father-daughter memoir. It goes beyond stereotype, shining a light on a devoted man who lifts and enlightens. This book is about the foundation of love, wisdom and life lessons. Essays are included to help reflect about having better values, ways to be more kind and foundational wisdom. This book is also a great way to learn about Juneteenth Available June 19.
By Dr. Sarah Allen
CEO and Founder of Brain Behavior Bridge and creator of the “Raising Brains Movement,” Dr. Sarah Allen’s best-selling book, “Raising Brains” focuses on helping parents raise healthy kids and healthy brains. “Raising Brains” is for moms who want to better every aspect of their lives, and understand that they are not just raising kids, but also brains. Dr. Sarah Allen walks parents through the magic questions of how to shape your brain and how to create the perfect parenting plan.
The C.A.S.T.L.E. Method
By Donna Tetreault
Written by a national parenting journalist and award-winning children’s book author, this book teaches positive parenting and emotional health to families worldwide. Parenting can be a hard and challenging task. In “The C.A.S.T.L.E. Method” Donna talks about building a family foundation on compassion, acceptance, trust, love and expectations. Available June 21 for new and established families.
Oldest Los Angeles
By Mimi Slawoff
Native Angeleno and seasoned travel journalist Mimi Slawoff is a former Los Angeles Daily News reporter who writes about Los Angeles travels. In her new book “Oldest Los Angeles” she takes readers on a journey through the past to the oldest buildings, businesses, and neighborhoods in the City of Angels. This book is informative and engaging with insider stories and fun facts. A great exploration for the whole family.
By Margo Weinstein
Just in time for the reopening of the world, a new book release, “Jalan-Jalan” is a journey of wanderlust and motherhood, that inspires travelers. With COVID-19 travel restrictions lifting and travelers seeking inspiration to explore again, Jalan-Jalan is the perfect book to get people off the couch and onto an airplane. Adventure seekers and armchair travelers will relish reading Weinstein’s exploits as she battles baboons in her Zimbabwe hotel room and surfaces under a capsized raft in Northern Pakistan.
For more book suggestions, check out our June Book Corner for kids and our May Book Corner.