5 Must-Read Books for Mothers
Books can make one’s life so much easier. They are full of wisdom, advice and inspiring experiences as well as incidents. There is a book for every phase, for everyone, and for everything! However, only few of them make it to the top. Here we suggest a few books that every mother must read.
Every woman who is about to being her journey as a mother must read - 'What to expect when you are expecting' by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel. This book has A-Z information on how to make pregnancy and post delivery life of a mother easy, informed and smooth.
2. New mother
You have just brought home your bundle of joy, and are not sure where to start and how to make your baby comfortable. Please give this book a try - “The Happiest baby on the block” by Harvey Karp. Another book is “New Baby Care: The practical guide to the first three years” by Miriam Stoppard, which will help you define your life and guide your child’s growth during the first years of your motherhood.
3. Disciplined Mother
Okay, now that your kids have grown, you really need to know how to control them, and yet give them the freedom they need. You need to understand the best methods to communicate with them, and punish them if need be. For all this and more, read up 'How to talk so kids will listen and how to listen so kids will talk' by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazish. You may also want to read 'The Discipline Book' by William Sears and Martha Sears for some insightful pieces.
4. Connecting mother
Are you afraid your kids will lose touch with you and go about living their lives as they grow? Do you wish to be an integral part of their lives right from their teenage to forever? We would suggest you to read up 'Raising Happiness' by Christene Carter to know the best ways about raising kids, and staying in touch with yourself.
5. Easy-going mother
Okay, too much serious reading can cause serious damage to the motherhood part of you. So make sure you pick up books like 'Confessions of a Slacker Mom' by Muffy Mead-Ferro and 'Because I Said So' by Dawn Meehan. These books are funny and will make you realize that being a mother is not a hardship, but must be looked at as an experience that is to be thoroughly enjoyed.