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PARENTING

15 Books Everyone Should Read Before Having Kids

15 Books Everyone Should Read Before Having Kids

Making the choice to have children, as the novelist Elizabeth Stone once said, “is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.” In my case, my husband and I can spend a […]

by × March 21, 2014 ×

INDIE ROUNDUP

February Indie Books Roundup!

February Indie Books Roundup!

We love independent publishers, but great indie releases have a way of getting past us. Enter the Indie Roundup, a monthly review of new books we’re excited about, from independent, university, and small presses we love. February’s a strange month, […]

by × February 24, 2014 ×

FOR MOM

25 Days of Modern Mom Must-Reads

25 Days of Modern Mom Must-Reads

To get in the holiday spirit, we’re offering up some awesome gift suggestions for moms by counting down the 25 Days of Christmas with 25 must-reads for today’s hip mamas. From comedies and classics to travel guides and toddler tips, […]

by × December 9, 2013 ×

PARENTING

Some Laid-Back Pregnancy Book Recommendations from a (Somewhat) Laid-Back Newish Mom

Some Laid-Back Pregnancy Book Recommendations from a (Somewhat) Laid-Back Newish Mom

My son turned one recently, so pregnancy books are in my rearview (for now), but I read with interest about the upcoming book Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong—and What You Really Need to Know, by University […]

by × August 30, 2013 ×

PARENTING

5 Books For Whiny Kids

5 Books For Whiny Kids

Other than honeydew melon and war, whining is easily the worst thing ever. I mean, complaining is bad enough, but to voice one’s grievances in the timbre of a dental drill warrants a consequence of the highest order. So when […]

by × August 29, 2013 ×

PARENTHOOD

The Real Poop On 8 Potty Training Books

The Real Poop On 8 Potty Training Books

Potty training, like sleep training, is one of those hot-button parenting topics that can get a rise out of even the most mellow mama. In my opinion, there really is no right way or right time to attempt this milestone […]

by × August 12, 2013 ×

ATTACK OF THE GIANT HAMSTER

6 Books For Boys Who Hate Reading

6 Books For Boys Who Hate Reading

Until recently, my 7-year-old son was a reluctant reader. We’d tried a variety of books and incentives, but every session of storytime, where he would unenthusiastically read to us, felt like an excruciating scene from The King’s Speech. Granted, part […]

by × August 1, 2013 ×

KID STUFF

Fantastical, Funny Bedtime Reads

Fantastical, Funny Bedtime Reads

Your best friend’s kid (or your own) may not be as wildly anticipated and crazily commemorated as little George Alexander Louis, but he or she still deserves a creative stack of books to curl up with at night. Everyone loves […]

by × July 25, 2013 ×

PARENTING

The 6 Most Honest, Least Insulting Parenting Books

The 6 Most Honest, Least Insulting Parenting Books

I’ll confess: most books written by parenting professionals on HOW to parent haven’t been all that helpful to me. Typically, they’ve sent me into one of two states: panic (because I am apparently doing everything wrong) or defeat (because I’ve […]

by × July 25, 2013 ×