Books on parenting in the digital age
If you're looking for more information on media, tech, and digital parenting, here are a few favorite resources that our Editorial team has found to be helpful.
Ready or Not: Preparing Our Kids to Thrive in an Uncertain and Rapidly Changing World
Madeline Levine, Ph.D.
"In Ready or Not, she continues the discussion, showing how these same parenting practice ..."
Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy
"Being a teenager has never been easy, but in recent years, with the rise of the Internet ..."
It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens
"What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, ..."
Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years: Tools for Teaching and Learning
"Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years offers early childhood teacher educators ..."
Parent Hacks: 134 Genius Shortcuts for Life with Kids
"Life with kids just got easier with these 134 ingenious hacks developed by parents just ..."
Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every Child Needs
"Families and Work Institute President Ellen Galinsky (Ask the Children, The Six Stages of Par ..."
Einstein Never Used Flash Cards: How Our Children Really Learn...
Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Diane Eyer
"In Einstein Never Used Flashcards highly credentialed child psychologists, Kathy Hirsh-P ..."
Screen Time: How Electronic Media -- From Baby Videos to Educational Software -- Affects Your Young Child
"As a mother, Lisa Guernsey wondered about the influence of television on her two young d ..."
Tap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens
Lisa Guernsey, Michael H. Levine
"With young children gaining access to a dizzying array of games, videos, and other digit ..."
The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact
Chip Heath, Dan Heath
"While human lives are endlessly variable, our most memorable positive moments are domina ..."
Christine K. Koh, Asha Dornfest
"In MINIMALIST PARENTING, Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest offer a fresh approach to navig ..."
The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed
"Modern parenting is defined by an unprecedented level of overprotectiveness: parents who ..."
The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected ...
Madeline Levine, Ph.D.
"In recent years, numerous studies have shown that bright, charming, seemingly confident ..."
How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success
"In How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, on conversations with ..."
Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape
"The author of the New York Times bestseller Cinderella Ate My Daughter offers a clear-eyed p ..."
24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week
"Internet pioneer and renowned filmmaker Tiffany Shlain takes us on a provocative and ent ..."
The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age
Catherine Steiner-Adair, Ed.D., Teresa H. Barker
"As the focus of the family has turned to the glow of the screen—children constantl ..."
The Other Parent: The Inside Story of the Media's Effect on Our Children
"Every day your children are bombarded by images of sex, commercialism, and violence -- r ..."
Talking Back to Facebook: The Common Sense Guide to Raising Kids in the Digital Age
"A smart, urgently needed book that helps parents and their kids navigate today’s o ..."
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
"Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhoo ..."
Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
"Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall prey to the illus ..."
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
"We live in a technological universe in which we are always communicating. And yet we hav ..."
Media Moms & Digital Dads: A Fact-Not-Fear Approach to Parenting in the Digital Age
"Is social media ruining our kids? How much internet activity is too much? What do FOMO ( ..."
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