November is here and, brace yourself, it’s time to start thinking about buying gifts for the holidays. Here are several books that will delight and inspire.
When We Became Three: A Memory Book For The Modern Family by Jill Caryl Weiner. This is the most clever and creative baby journal I have ever seen. Chronicling the beginning of the parents budding romance through pregnancy cravings and all the way to the baby ‘s 2nd birthday. Filled with delightful, quirky questions and checklists that make documenting your baby’s first years easy and fun. You will enjoy this precious keepsake for generations. This is the perfect gift for new parents. Available online and in stores at Barnes & Noble, and on amazon.
Are You Kidding Me? My Life With An Extremely Loud Family, Bathroom Calamities, And Crazy Relatives by Stacey Gustafson. With all the familial get-togethers and last minute shopping expeditions this holiday season you are definitely going to need some comic relief. Look no further! Charming, hilarious, lighthearted stories on midlife, motherhood, and family shenanigans. You’ll be laughing your way through to January! Available on amazon.
The Book With No Pictures by B.J. Novak. From the writer, actor, director, and executive producer of Emmy Award-winning comedy series The Office is a hilarious book sure to delight. Like the title says, there are no pictures in this book, only funny words that grownups must say out loud. And each page is sillier than the next. Your child will be howling with laughter and begging for more. Available on amazon.
Many Paws: The Years of Change by Susan DeGarmo. This little gem is a fabulously creative and colorful three dimensional “lighthearted interactive pop-up book for women.” Created to delight and inspire women to embrace their bodies and themselves with humor and grace as they embark on their “changes.” Sure to bring a smile to all your hot-flashing lady friends. Available here.
The Dog Stays In The Picture: How My Rescued Greyhound Helped Me Cope With My Empty Nest by Susan Morse. Often when the nest empties our first reaction is to get a dog to help fill the space our kids leave behind. This is a tale (no pun intended) of a lovable, rambunctious rescued Greyhound who turns out to be more of a challenge than the author ever expected. This becomes an unexpected blessing helping her deal with the emotions and transitions of emptying her nest. Available on amazon.
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