Books


Nuture Shock by Po Bronson & Ashley Merriman.  So I will be honest, I was nervous when I read the summary of this book in the Kindle store, which stated our intuition in raising our children is often wrong.  That’s the premise I follow in parenting, listening to my gut and checking that against what is biologically driven and expected (aka monkey parenting).  I really didn’t want to spend my precious free time reading something that told me I was……WRONG! But so far, and I am only 1 chapter in, I am on board and it is a very interesting read.  And so far, I’m not wrong 🙂

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I just finished reading Jenny McCarthy and Dr. Jeffrey Kartzinel’s book Healing and Preventing Autism.  The book review will be coming shortly, but in the meantime, here are all the notes I took in the book using my Kindle (I love that thing!).  It is very long, but I think skimming the notes may give the readers a good sense of how amazing this book is and how valuable the information is to ALL parents, not just those with kids on the Spectrum.

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NCSS as its known in mommyville is the sleep bible for Attachment Parenting families, who as the title says, prefer to go the “no-cry” route. This book should be the first sleep book everyone chooses, and if it doesn’t solve your problems, then investigate medical issues such as food allergies and genetic/nutrition issues before moving onto other options.

Elizabeth Plantley, author and mother of 4, dedicates the first chapter to safety, a must considering that many may choose cosleeping as part of their repertoire for a good night’s rest.

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