Hello moms, having the first child is happiness. You may be excited to take care of your child, but on the other hand you also do not know a lot of things about educating your child since it is your first time to have a child. If so, you are able to read a number of books that can increase your knowledge about parenting so that you are able to educate your child properly.
1. NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children (Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman)
If you have a lot of questions about baby’s development, this book is for you. It is because from this book you will get the answers. The information explained in this book is based on the latest research and knowledge. So, you are able to apply things like how to praise your child, how to motivate your child, the relationship between older brother or sister and younger brother or sister and many more.
2. Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five (John Medina)
If you read this book, you will get the information about all the things needed by your child since he or she is 0 to 5 years old. You will also get the scientific explanation about the development of a child’s brain. All of the explanation is served interestingly by using a language which is easy to understand. So, you will enjoy this book.
3. Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids (Kim John Payne and Lisa M. Ross)
This book contains the explanations about how to educate and help the development of children. If you read this book, you will feel that the explanation is easy to understand so that it is easy for you to apply it in interacting with your children in your daily life.
4. Bringing Up Bébé: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting (now with Bébé Day by Day: 100 Keys to French Parenting) (Pamela Druckerman)
Did you know Pamela Druckerman? She is a former reporter of The Wall Street. She moved to France and decided to live in an apartment with her husband, Simon. After they have their first child, they have twin children. So, Pamela and her husband take care of their three children. It makes her have a lot of experiences and understand French parenting style. So, she shares about it in this book.
Read more: Bringing Up Bébé book review
5. The Montessori Toddler: A Parent’s Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being (Simone Davies)
Information about Montessori activity ideas which are appropriate for child development, the benefits of basic Montessori skills for the future of children, important principles for building a child’s curiosity, directing children to have positive skills and attitudes that can be good for children when they grow up, various ways and approaches that can be done in dealing with children’s behaviour, and even inspirations about applying the Montessori method at home can be found in this book.
Read more: The Montessori Toddler