Recently, the UUA staff members that create religious education curricula featured several books on their blog, Call and Response. All available from the UUA Bookstore, these books are intended to help parents interpret Unitarian Universalist values and answer the tough questions children ask outside of Sunday religious education classes.
The Parent Trilogy: Three Programs for UU Parents and Other Adults by Unitarian Universalist Association
This useful little book includes three timeless programs in one volume: Being a UU Parent, Parents as Resident Theologians, and Parents as Social Justice Educators.
The Gift of Faith: Tending the Spiritual Lives of Children by Jeanne Harrison Nieuwejaar
By sharing her own stories and experiences, Nieuwejaar shows that religious community can play an integral role in clarifying and deepening the faith of parents, who inevitably are children’s primary religious educators.
Tending the Flame: The Art of Unitarian Universalist Parenting by Michelle Richards
In this first-of-its-kind guide to Unitarian Universalist parenting, mother and religious educator Michelle Richards encourages a practical and proactive approach to raising Unitarian Universalist children.
Chaos, Wonder, and the Spiritual Adventure of Parenting by Sarah Conover and Tracy Springberry
This collection of essays from bestselling authors Barbara Kingsolver, Scott Russell Sanders, and others reflects on how parenting challenges, enriches, and magnifies our spiritual selves.
Nurturing Children and Youth: A Developmental Guidebook by Tracey L. Hurd
An insightful tool for understanding youth at each stage of development. Includes key characteristics at each phase and suggestions for supporting the child in the context of UU values.