3 books cool moms will love


There's a long list of things to do when you're pregnant. Scheduling baby classes, working on the registry, getting the nursery set up, and of course,  reading the stack of pregnancy books piling up on your coffee table. When I was pregnant with my first child the idea of reading pregnancy books was overwhelming. There were so many, most of them were too medical, and none of them offered a variety of perspectives. Two kids later, here are the three books I recommend to any new mom. 

 


When I found myself reluctant to dive into What to expect when you're expecting, my doula recommended 'From the Hips'. It was a lifesaver. This guide gives readers an in-depth look at every stage of pregnancy that is straight-forward and without judgment. Insight from hundreds of moms also offers much-needed perspective. This book is a refreshing and fun alternative to traditional pregnancy guides. 
                                    


I can't start my workweek without reading my horoscope from the AstroTwins, so when Tali and Ophira came out with a book all about astrology for moms, I was instantly intrigued. Momstrology is an amazing guidebook that matches your astrological sign as a parent with the astrological signs of your kids, and helps you better understand what drives them, what makes them crazy, and of course, how to meet in the middle. Momstrology gives readers cosmic insight on how to parent through various ages and stages, plus the specifics on how on how each astrological sign deals with everything from younger siblings to sexuality. If you're skeptical, don't be. This book is the truth.



If the idea of reading a traditional parenting book makes you want to gag, don't miss Sharon Ballantine's new book 'The Art of Blissful Parenting'. She's a Seattle-based author and fellow Queen Anne mom who helps parents teach their kids how to trust their instincts and be in alignment with the universe. This book is a great resource for parents who want to raise strong, confident children and enjoy the process along the way. If you live in Seattle and want to learn more, come meet Sharon in person next Thursday, July 14th at Queen Anne Books. Her book signing and Q&A starts at 7pm.


1 comment

Polly said...

I never read any parenting books when I was pregnant but now that I'm a mom, I love reading about motherhood! Thanks for the recommendations!

Polly
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