The moms and dads in these books prove that we could be doing so much worse at this parenting thing.

By Shannon Reed
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Many classic novels have nothing to say about parents, who are often dead or off-stage. Jane Eyre is a great book, but it won’t make you feel better about yelling at your kids for shaving the cat. Thankfully, there are plenty of novels out there right now to remind us that, hey, we could be doing so much worse. Just take a look at the moms and dads in these popular reads.

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