Oh Baby! Book Nook

We thought this would be a fun way to compile our favourite parenting and kids books and share them with you!

The Very Hungry Pregnant Lady by: Emilie Sandoz-Voyer

If your family loves The Very Hungry Caterpillar, you’ll love this little parody! Written especially for the mom to be, it had me smiling from start to finish.~ Sandy By the light of the moon, a very hungry pregnant lady starts to look for some food. As she snacks and samples her way through the pantry, her body is preparing for a big transformation… A lighthearted parody of Eric Carle’s much-loved classic The Very Hungry...

November 8, 2016 Read Blog

How Do I Love You By: Marion Dane Bauer

This adorable board book is a declaration of unconditional love from a parent to a child. I love the vibrant colours and sweet message for parents and children alike. ~Steph "How do I love you? Let me count the ways. I love you as the sun loves the bright blue days . . ." In this darling padded board book, the unconditional love of a parent for her child comes alive in exuberant comparisons found in the beauty of nature. Written by...

February 4, 2013 Read Blog

Peas on Earth By: Todd H. Doodler

This cute and colourful board book is sure to give you warm and fuzzies while teaching your little ones to be loving and caring. Clever word play and a green theme of peace on earth suggests that we should all get along — even cats and mice. Pop-up, peaceful peas are sure to please. I instantly fell in love with this book. It is easily one of the sweetest books I’ve read with my kids. ~ Sandy   Peas on Earth uses a simple play on...

October 29, 2012 Read Blog

Bottled Up By: Suzanne Barston

Bottled Up looks at one mom's experience with breastfeeding and the guilt associated with having to bottle feed. While discussing medical research, expert opinions and popular beliefs, Suzanne Barton simply asks for compassion and support for those moms who bottle feed rather than being bullied or shunned. ~ Steph As the breast vs. bottle feeding debate heats up, some experts believe breastfeeding advocates have gone too far. While breast...

October 19, 2012 Read Blog

Preemie: Lessons in Love, Life and Motherhood By: Kasey Mathews

Preemie is a story of one family's struggle to raise a one-pound, eleven-ounce baby and beating all of the odds. This is an incredibly moving account of one mom who has to test all of her limits and push herself farther then she ever thought possible. ~ Steph In her early thirties, Kasey Mathews had it all: a loving husband, a beautiful two-year-old son and a second baby on the way. But what seemed a perfect life was shattered when she went...

October 11, 2012 Read Blog

Shut Up and Eat! By Kathy Buckworth

  From dinners to snacks and grocery shopping with kids, Kathy Buckworth shares stories of one of life's biggest challenges, in her words, feeding your family. Buckworth doesn't write about ideal family meals in this book. She tells it like it is - and it is hilarious! This is one of our favourite meal time books for parents of kids at any age. ~ Steph   From the mysteries of why food tastes better to kids after it’s passed...

October 4, 2012 Read Blog

The Mother of All Pregnancy Books by Ann Douglas

I wanted this to be the first book in our new Book Nook blog because it was my pregnancy bible during my first pregnancy. Ann Douglas is one of my favourite parenting authors and what I like best about this book is that it's been updated, it's Canadian and full of great information to help you through your pregnancy. ~Sandy   The Mother of All Pregnancy Books (2nd Canadian edition, June 2011). This bestselling pregnancy guide...

September 28, 2012 Read Blog

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