This page provides resources for parenting as a Unitarian Universalist. If you have a particular website, resource organization or book that you have found helpful in your role as a UU parent, please email dlfd@liveoakuu.org with the information. The Unitarian Universalist Associate has a multitude of resources listed on their Family Ministry pages.

List of Books/Videos used in online worship for LOUU resides HERE
Diversity, Equity and Justice

Growing Young Justice-Makers

Discussions about Identity and Race

Helping Students Navigate a Violent World

Teaching Tolerance (this website contains material for all ages)

Talking to Children about War and Terrorism

Talking with Kids about the News

When Bad Things Happen

Explain Shooting, Reassure Children (from Austin American Statesman)

Embrace Race website

The Conscious Kid (lists lots of resources)

Mombian Database (LGBTQ database for books, media and more)

 

Death & Grief

Talking About Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child by Earl A. Grollman

Children’s Books on Death

Barron, T.A.; Where is Grandpa?

Buscaglia, Leo; The Fall of Freddie the Leaf

Cooke, Trish; The Grandad Tree

dePaola, Tomie; Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs

Karst, Patrice: The Invisible String

Mellonie, Bryan; Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children

Plourde, Lynn; Thank You, Grandpa

Rowland, Joanna; The Memory Box: A Book About Grief

Varley, Susan; Badger’s Parting Gifts

Viorst, Judith; The Tenth Good Thing About Barney

Teenage Specific

High School Crisis Guide For Parents

Queer Resources for Youth

Wise Minded Parenting video

Wise Minded Parenting book

Sex Positive Families Reading List

Parenting in General

Developmental Relationships Framework

Digital Citizenship (Cyber Security) Ages 7-11

Digital Citizenship (Cyber Security) Ages 12-18

 

Sexuality Education 

Amaze Jr. videos to teach about body and babies

Amaze website

When You Can’t Do OWL K-1 (link to document with bibliography and activities)

When You Can’t Do OWL 4-6 (link to document with questions/activities)

Harris, Robie; It’s Perfectly Normal