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Category: Baby Books

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

How To Create Baby's First Library

Published July 21, 2011        by Sarah

5022569702 b5eb0f5cdf z 150x150 How To Create Babys First Library Reading is one joy that parents can share with their child even from the first day home from the hospital. Newborns and older children alike love hearing their parents and grandparents read to them. Newborns may not be able to see the pictures clearly until their eyesight focuses more as the first few weeks of life unfold and they won’t understand the story, but they love to hear the sounds of the words. In time, they will come to associate books with pleasant time with mom and dad. Start young with baby's first library so you can create a life-long love of reading in your child. Here are some ways to start Baby’s First Library: Pick an area of the house where you can set up a simple space for reading. All you really need is a comfy chair, good lighting, and a book. But you can Read more

Must Have Baby Books

Published January 04, 2011        by Sarah

shutterstock 222996742 1000 150x150 Must Have Baby Books You’ll no doubt have read up on your pregnancy and what to expect during those nine months. Now you’re probably starting to wonder what you should read to ensure you know how to care for a newborn baby. First of all, relax. You are perfectly capable and each baby has a way of teaching their mother how to care for them. Second, pick just a few baby books and don’t overwhelm yourself with the mass of information out there on baby care. Have a glass of milk and sit down for a good read. And take everything you read with a grain of salt. Here are some of the best baby care books available today. Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care There’s a reason this book is in its 8th edition. Moms to be have turned to Dr. Spock for years. His advice is sound and he doesn’t throw you into 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