I am VERY Happy to announce the NEW book in the “What to Expect” series, “What to Expect the Second Year” by Heidi Murkoff. I LIVED off of the “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” and have the “What to Expect the First Year” in my bedside table. Both are my MUST-Have for being pregnant and a parent. I sometimes even give them away as gifts. When I was contacted by the people at “What to Expect” asking if I’d like to work with them to get the word out about “What to Expect the Second Year” I was ecstatic! Below is more info about this NEW book and a video to watch from the author. Workman Publishing is also offering one of my readers the chance to win an amazing gift-basket.
“Announcing the arrival of a brand-new member of the What to Expect family: “What to Expect the Second Year” (Workman Publishing; $15.95; April 5, 2011) by Heidi Murkoff.
The essential sequel to What to Expect the First Year, with 9.8 million copies in print, “What to Expect the Second Year” picks up the action at baby’s first birthday, and takes parents through what can only be called “the wonder year”—12 jam-packed and jam-smeared months of memorable milestones from first steps to first tantrums.
Walking, talking, picky eating, endless curiosity, bedtime battles, biting, making friends—it’s all covered in a brand-new, easy-to-access, thorough, topic-by-topic format with chapters on growth, feeding, sleeping, learning behaviors of every conceivable kind, discipline, keeping a toddler healthy and safe as he or she takes on the world, and more.
The second year is one of mind-boggling development as a child suddenly becomes his or her own little person on two little feet—with a mouth-full of words (including “No!” and “Why?”) and a body full of energy. It’s not surprising it’s also a year of challenges for both toddlers and the parents who love them. Why is my son suddenly rejecting bath time? Why is this round of teething so much more painful? Is it too early to introduce the computer? How can I get a wriggly toddler to sit still in a restaurant? What are the myths and truths about scheduled immunizations? How does my child stack up on the growth chart?
Heidi answers these questions and more with her signature style, reassuring voice, and practical advice, guiding parents as they learn to decode and fully enjoy the fascinating, maddening, and always adorable person last year’s baby has become.
Incorporating professional guidelines and recommendations, “What to Expect the Second Year” is filled with solutions, strategies, and plenty of parental pep talks. Heidi is both a coach and a cheerleader, reminding baffled moms and dads that there is no one best way to approach the second year.
Whatever you do, don’t blink! The wonder year is here!”
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