Stuff Every Mom Should Know

Stuff Every Mom Should Know

by Heather Gibbs Flett, Whitney Moss

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This pocket-sized parenting guide for moms and moms-to-be is perfect for a baby shower or Mother's Day gift.
This little handbook is filled with all the secrets and strategies a smart mother needs to know. Featuring tips for mastering quick and easy meals, suggestions for baby-proofing like an expert, advice on stocking your medicine cabinet, tricks to making a long wait fun, and much, much more, such as:
     •  How to Swaddle a Baby
     •  Fifteen Birthday-Party Survival Tips
     •  The Truth about Potty Training
     •  The Miracle of White Noise
     •  Comebacks for Unsolicited Parenting Advice

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594745584
Publisher: Quirk Publishing
Publication date: 03/27/2012
Series: Stuff You Should Know , #8
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Heather Gibbs Flett and Whitney Moss are the writers behind the popular blog as well as The Rookie Mom’s Handbook. They both live with their families in Berkeley, California.

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Table of Contents:

Five Fun Things to Do with a Baby
How to Swaddle a Baby
How to Feed a Baby
Seven Simple Baby-Food Recipes
The Miracle of White Noise
How to Take a Baby on an Airplane
How to Sing a Baby to Sleep
How to Make a Boo-Boo Bunny
How to Stock Your Medicine Cabinet
Very Important Paperwork
How to Meet Other Moms
How to Baby-Proof Like an Expert
Parenting-Styles Cheat Sheet

How to Make a Long Wait Fun
How to Photograph Your Child
How to Build an Awesome Blanket Fort
The Truth about Potty Training
Why You Need a Mom’s Night Out
Five Fantastic Outings to Do with Your Toddler
Five Dates That Don’t Require a Babysitter
Ridding a Bedroom of Monsters
Six Toys Found in Any House
Healthy Snacks for Kids
Ostriches Are as Fast as a Car, and Other Fun Animal Facts
How to Get Your Child to Dress Himself
Fourteen Birthday-Party Survival Tips
Five Fun Projects to Do with Your Preschooler
How to Raise a Good Citizen

Five Special Places to Go with a Grade-Schooler
Comebacks for Unsolicited Parenting Advice
Dealing with Lice
Life as a Soccer Mom
Ten Tricks to Make Dinner Fast
How to Make Mickey Mouse Pancakes
How to Get Chewing Gum Out of Hair
Three Easy Card Games
Ten Last-Minute Halloween Costumes
How to Teach a Kid to Coo
Road-Trip Games

Five Things to Do with Your Tween
That You’ll Both Enjoy
How to Psyche Up for the Tough Talks
How to Stock Your House for School Success
How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online
How to Sneak a Hug without Your Teen Knowing
Three Foods Your Teen Should Be Able to Cook
How to Put a Positive Spin on Your Negative Feelings
How to Record a Video at an Event
Stuff You Should Know That We Can’t Tell You

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