Archive for tag 'parenting books'


10 Rules for Raising Terrific Kids a la Dr. Laura

Given that I’m on public transport much of the time here in Taipei, I’ve fallen even more deeply in love with Audible and have recently been a huge fan of Dr. Laura Markham’s, Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling And Start Connecting. Originally, I was searching for tips in nonviolent communication, since growing up […]


Books that have influenced the way I parent: Part 2

In my previous post I talked about the two books that helped me with the early months of having a baby and how we came to the decision to sleep train StarCakes. Now that my babies have turned into toddlers I’ve been dealing with different kinds of issues – emotions, independence, and discipline. These struggles […]


Books that have influenced the way I parent: Part 1

I love reading. I find relief in being able to inform myself about things that are important to me, but I also enjoy escaping into a book when I need time to myself. Since becoming a parent I have tried to keep up with my love of reading and have mostly stuck to parenting books that […]


Book Club: Bringing Up Bebe

Gosh, there is information everywhere these days – books, blogs, Pinterest, friends, the checkout lady at the grocery story – it can be so overwhelming! Not to mention, much of it contradicts each other. Yikes! What is a mama supposed to do? My approach is to follow advice of friends and family, as well as […]


Book Review: Hands Free Mama

I recently finished reading the book Hands Free Mama by Rachel Macy Stafford and I could not wait to come back here and share it. This book was so incredible and it honestly prompted a lot of changes in my life that have had a major, major impact. The book is all about learning how to let […]


Books I want to read: Parenting, marriage, and life

For a long time after having Jackson, I didn’t read any books…ever. I just didn’t have the time! However, lately I’ve started to get back into reading a bit in the evenings on my Kindle – I’m super slow because I never make it more than 20 minutes or so before I start nodding off, […]


A Book Recommendation For Parents Who Were Ever In The NICU

I just finished reading Deanna Fei’s Girl In Glass: How My “Distressed Baby” Defied the Odds, Shamed a CEO, and Taught Me the Essence of Love, Heartbreak, and Miracles and I feel eager to recommend it to anyone who has experience with preemies or NICUs. Her account felt eerily similar to my own experience, her […]

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