Parenting Books for Fathers

I’ve read sooooooo many books on parenting for the past few months. This is not gonna be an in-depth book review and frankly, there’s not too much point in specifically reviewing all these books.

My favourite so far, is The Expectant Father: The Ultimate Guide for Dads-to-Be and Dummy: The Comedy and Chaos of Real-Life Parenting (but not the sequel, I feel like it’s probably trying a little too hard).

The latest which I’ve read is Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool by Emily Oster. It’s remarkably different from the typical parenting books (based on my own reading) simply because she is an actual professor of economics and actually utilising concrete data to validate or invalidate the wide range of baby advice you tend to come across from everywhere.

The book is great and new parents should definitely consider getting a copy but she does this condensed summary at the end of each chapter (‘The Bottom Line’) which I felt would be useful (mainly for myself) as a rehash for the upcoming period: