I read “The Tale of the Clownfish and the Great Shark” by Lily Lexington on Kindle. I knew nothing about the book or author before starting other than it was a book for children and the fish was a Clownfish like the main characters of “Finding Nemo”. While I have to admit as a first time mom to be, I don’t know a lot about books for children yet, the idea of a “fun rhyming kids book” as this was described on Amazon, was a new concept to me, one I was eager to try out.
Baby Play is a book featuring over 100 fun and educational ideas to do with babies. Each one is described, shown as demonstrated by a real baby or two (often with a parent) and edited by two doctors.
Even though I’d read and enjoyed Nicholas Sparks’ book “A Walk to Remember”, as well as the movie with the same title, I’d never read “The Notebook” or seen the movie, though I’d intended to do so. With the book arriving at our church’s book exchange, I decided it was the time to give this one a read.
I saw the copy of of Chicken Soup for the Mother & Daughter Soul: Stories to Warm the Heart and Honor the Relationship for weeks at the book exchange table at my church. Several times I debated picking it before finally deciding to pick it up for this week’s review.
The Nursing Mother’s Companion 6th edition by Kathleen Huggins, RN, is the 25th edition of the book. I had purchased it from a used bookstore on our anniversary / baby moon vacation and was looking forward to reading it as I’m hoping to feed our baby through breastfeeding and pumping over formula.
Last Sunday as part of his Father to Be presents, Candy gave him “Your Baby’s First Word Will Be Dada” by Jimmy Fallon. This is the first children’s book we have received. In honor of this library starting book, it is my pick for this week’s book review.
Candy and I both gave Matt books for his Father to Be Day on Sunday. I chose “So You’re Gonna Be a Dad – Now What?” by Scott Patchin as the first one to review. This book is short, only 78 pages of advice, so it could be read in one quick reading if desired, or even skimmed through then read carefully again at another time.