I’m an avid reader.  It’s a huge source of enjoyment, relaxation, and education for me.  Over the last few years I’ve read a lot of books that could be included in a women’s studies program.  I’ve also read a lot of books about parenting (for my use as a nanny as well as my future use as a parent).  Here are some of my favorite reads, with links to something related to the book or author.  I highly encourage supporting your local independent bookstore instead of purchasing books online!

The Complete Organic Pregnancy by Deirdre Dolan and Alexandra Zissu

Get Me Out by Randi Hutter Epstein

The Myths of Motherhood by Shari L Thurer

How Babies Talk by Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

 A Donor Insemination Guide by Marie Mohler and Lacy Frazer

The Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy for Lesbians by Rachel Pepper

Everything Conceivable by Liza Mundy

Eating, Sleeping, and Getting Up by Carolyn Crowder

2 Responses to Read

  1. A. says:

    Ah but you must have this also it is to motherhood as the bible is to southern baptists. 🙂

  2. I don’t have The Baby Book by Sears yet!
    I have the What to Expect series (pregnancy, first year, toddler years) and I have Heading Home With Your Newborn put out by the American Academy of Pediatrics (which had no commercial involvement in the content). I got all of those from thrift stores for super cheap. I also have two books of recipes for infants and kids that my dad gave me and my mom’s copy of A Child Is Born. But, since I haven’t read them I haven’t posted them up yet! I’ve read the Touchpoints potty training book by Brazelton. Some of it was okay but I wasn’t that big of a fan and I didn’t have a chance to try to implement it before I changed jobs.

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