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The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp
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Sep 28, 08

Read in September, 2008

There's quite a bit of filler in this, I think it could have been about half the length or less, and the publisher was looking for an excuse to charge the full 12.95 or whatever a book costs nowadays. That said, THIS BOOK IS MAGICAL. As a new parent, I don't know what I would do without this book.

Swaddle, Side, Sway, Shhh, Suck. There be magic in them words, and while I'm up at 1am writing this review, my baby is quiet, if not asleep enough to lay down on her own. I'd be ripping my hair out instead of writing this if it weren't for the wonderful wizard Dr. Karp.

Three cheers, and 4 stars only because of the filler.
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message 1: by Mary (new)

Mary I am SSSSooooo glad this is a good book. Looks like you got the 5 S's to me. Rock on has a whole new meaning, huh? Mar


Nikki9door I give only 4 stars because of the filler too.


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