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Top 5 Books to Read While Pregnant

Published April 23, 2013        by Sarah

kristinbanks 150x150 Top 5 Books to Read While PregnantPregnancy lasts nine long months, and for many moms, it’s the perfect time to learn more about motherhood, parenting, and how to do what’s best for the baby. One great way to do just that is with a bit of light reading. Here are some fantastic books you shouldn’t miss while you’re carrying your little one. Even if you're not pregnant, these would make a great baby book gift for the mama-to-be. Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth: What may be on your mind more than anything else during the course of your pregnancy is actually giving birth to your new little one, and whether this is your first child or your tenth, this text should certainly be on your list of must-reads. Written by Ina May Gaskin, a midwife for more than thirty years, the book includes both stories about births she has Read more

Tips for Reading to Your Baby

Published August 24, 2010        by Sarah

shutterstock 62506669 150x150 Tips for Reading to Your Baby Every parent wants their child to love reading. One way to instill a love of reading into your child is to start reading to her when she is very young. Newborns (and even babies before birth) can recognize the sound of their parents’ voices and distinguish them from all others, so it’s never too early to start reading to your baby. Start early and read often. It really doesn’t matter what you read. A baby will not be able to tell the difference between Little Red Riding Hood and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. As a result, it’s a good idea to pick a children’s book that you loved as a child or just one that looks fun to you. If you're stumped, here is a list of the best 100 childrens books from 1999. It may be old, but they were (and still are) great books for kids. Newborns Read more

Children Are Teachers of Life

Published July 31, 2007        by Kim

We can learn so many things from the eyes and mind of a baby and toddler. We, as adults and parents, think that we are the teachers of our children. But have you ever stopped to think what children teach us? While we try to teach our children all about life, children teach us what life is all about. Children are in fact the teachers of our life and can teach us the greatest lessons we'll ever learn. Take the time to watch and listen because you will learn a lot about life from these wonderful little people. Children teach us to laugh and have fun and truly enjoy life to the fullest. Children are open and honest. Yes, those funny things they say can be embarrassing but children are not scared or intimidated to say it "like it is." Children love unconditionally. Children do Read more

Essential Tips For Reading Books To Your Baby

Published June 05, 2007        by Kim

Give your son or daughter the gift of reading to them daily. Taking the time to read to your baby is a great way to bond and help stimulate your child’s intellectual development. As the child grows and learns to read on their own, these daily sessions can help cultivate of love of reading that can last a lifetime. Reading is one of the best tools a parent can use to teach their children about life and the world around them. Get started today by following these fantastic tips. 1)      Newborn babies are comforted by the sounds of Mom & Dad’s voice. So soothe your 0 to 6 month old by singing favorite lullabies such as Rock A Bye Baby or Hush, Little Baby when you are doing daily activities such as changing their diaper, feeding them or bathing them. 2)      Babies in Read more