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From the Publisher"With Instinctive Parenting, Ada Calhoun has captured the zeitgeist of the postmodern American family in the uniquely compelling voice that has made her the brightest star in the new generation of parenting writers. I loved this book and can't wait to hand it out to all of my pregnant friends." — Katie Allison Granju, author of Attachment Parenting
"Why did I ever worry about motherhood? I read this book and was instantly cured!" — Lisa Crystal Carver, author of Dancing Queen
"Thank you, Ada Calhoun! Instinctive Parenting injects sensitivity, smarts, and a welcome dose of sanity into the often-overwrought process of raising kids. Prospective parents: Never mind What to Expect — this is What You Need." — Pamela Paul, author of Parenting, Inc.
"This book is light and funny and also very wise and wonderful." — Tara McKelvey, author of Monstering
"From the delivery room to the playground and beyond, Ada Calhoun bravely defies the cult of perfection today's new parents must endure. No bossy, patronizing advice given here, Instinctive Parenting simply encourages parents to rely on their own good judgment and trust themselves (and each other) to raise their children — not perfectly — but perfectly well." — Kathryn J. Alexander, coauthor of Easy Labor: Every Woman's Guide to Choosing Less Pain and More Joy During Childbirth
"I love this book. It's smart, funny, and easy to read. More importantly, it's an advice book that 1) won't stress you out, and 2) is worth its weight in gold." — Kathleen Hanna
"The book I've been desperate for has arrived — a common sense and compassionate approach to helping parents navigate the task of raising a child. Most importantly, it reminds us we are not alone and that we can trust ourselves." — Lili Taylor