Tag Archives: baby care

The Blue Jay’s Dance

I am discovering through my work duties that the nonfiction works of popular fiction authors often languish. This one looked too interesting to pass when it came up on my list of long unread books. The Blue Jay’s Dance by … Continue reading

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The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk

The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide to Making More Milk by Diana West and Lisa Marasco While I’m not at all happy that I have personal reason to need this book right now, I am really thrilled to have found it. West … Continue reading

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Good Night, Sleep Tight

Good Night, Sleep Tight by Kim West What to do with a baby who just will not respond to Elizabeth Pantley’s gentle methods, whose sleeping patterns are resulting in significant sleep loss for both the baby and the caretaker? These … Continue reading

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Child of Mine

Another excellent recommendation from my friend Dr. M. I think the next book by Satter, Secrets of Feeding a Healthy Family, aimed at school aged kids through adults, is probably better for us now. But, this is one is still … Continue reading

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How to Photograph Your Baby

Maybe a little random… but one I found on the new book shelf and liked enough to bring home. How to Photograph Your Baby by Nick Kelsh So you’ve got a baby cute enough to be a model, but not … Continue reading

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Babies Part 2 – Pregnancy and Birth

I’ve noticed something about pregnancy books, which is that being mainstream or natural will affect what they talk about. The mainstream camp will spend a lot more time on the pregnancy, what to eat and wear, dealing with relatives and … Continue reading

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Feeding Mr. Froggie Pants

It has been just over a month now since Mr. Froggy Pants started on solid foods, for which occasion amnachaidh asked me to check out a baby food cookbook. I hadn’t really expected to find more than a couple books … Continue reading

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motor skills

Why Motor Skills Matter by Tara Losquando-Little The answer to the question in the title is easy – motor skills matter because later skills depend on the earlier ones having been mastered. Good motor skills can be helpful in supporting … Continue reading

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Books I was meaning to read…

…and finally did. You know, those books you keep hearing about, or reading about, and you say to yourself, “I really ought to read that book.” Here’s two I can now cross off my must-read list. The No-Cry Sleep Solution … Continue reading

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Two Baby Books

You’d think that sometime in my three months off, I would have found time to post, but no. So now I’m back to work, and I’m sure that I don’t even remember everything I read anymore, but the Show Must … Continue reading

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