Bringing a child into the world is the easy part. Now you are in charge of not only nurturing and nourishing your little person but shaping your rug rat into a well-rounded, resilient, content, confident individual. The weight of that responsibility can feel overwhelming, but that's completely natural. Luckily you're not the world's first parent! Heed the advice of the sage moms and dads who have gone before you.


The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

Adam Alter

Penguin Press, 2017

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A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines

Judith Newman

Harper, 2017

Why We Should Think Before We Talk About Our Kids Online

Leah A. Plunkett

MIT Press, 2019

Parents with regular caregivers are facing tough decisions as coronavirus forces people to isolate.

Melinda Wenner Moyer

The New York Times, 2020

And start raising kind ones.

Adam Grant et al.

The Atlantic, 2019

Trusting your children to lead the way when a crisis has closed their classrooms.

Shaunta Grimes

Medium, 2020

How to emotionally prepare for coronavirus quarantine.

Celina Ribeiro

The Guardian, 2020

Changing the Stories We Live By

Timothy D. Wilson

Little, Brown US, 2015

The Longest Shortest Time podcast

Hillary Frank et al.

The Longest Shortest Time, 2017


Taylor Lorenz

The Atlantic, 2019