The Baby Owner's Manual gives you just what you need. How to operate, trouble shoot and maintain for the first year. Darling to put in the diaper bag for a new mom and dad's Christmas present or baby shower gift. It looks much like a info graphic in book form. Easy to understand and handles about every situation. There is even an app, The Baby Owner's Data Tracker, you can download so you have the answers right at your fingertips.
The Best Advice I Ever Got on Parenting" to help me see what I could focus on doing better. I will tell you that everyone gives you advice, some good and some not so good. But to have some of the best all in one place makes a better 'bathroom reader' than anything else. Why a 'bathroom reader'? Well as any parent can tell you, it is the only time (maybe) you can have time to read! I will pass on my sage advice. Remember first and foremost you are raising a future adult!
Not Your Mother's Book...On Being a Woman is a great collection of stories from real women on being US! From pajama jeans to hot flashes to less than perfect boobies, we all have those moments of real life. Here is story after story of the great realizations that come to us during them. Also pop over and see new titles coming up in the series. Why? Well they are accepting submissions for stories. I know the bloggers around here have more than one tale to tell.
The Best Advice I Ever Got on Marriage as a guidelines? This is the one we should be reading while we are waiting to get the kids from school, in line at the beauty shop or sitting in the doctors office. All those times when we are wondering what is coming up next we could be planning it out ourselves.
So yes, how to books, advice books, story books....all one in the same. But oh my they could very well be the extra lil bit that makes your life from one of duty to one of achievement. It just is a matter of what we are looking to achieve I guess. I am thankful to have all four now from the publishers to share with you. All I want to know is why did I not have them 25 years ago. Don't wait around like me. Add them to that to do list....yeah right at the top!