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In The Claws Of The Red Dragon: Ten Years Under Tito's Heel
4.50
it was amazing
The basically unknown story of the concentration camps in Yugoslavia after WWII, from which some of my family escaped and some perished.
Jan 1998
Mar 12, 2008
 
Siblings Without Rivalry
4.13
it was amazing
I wish my parents had read this book! I have a feeling I'll have the cheat pages posted on our fridge when Real Baby starts playing with toys.
Jan 2009
Jan 18, 2009
 
Protecting the Gift: Keeping Children and Teenagers Safe (and Parents Sane)
4.28
it was amazing
Great book for a paranoid person (me) to feel safer (although sad about how many children are abused).
Jan 10, 2009
Jan 18, 2009
 
The Adventures Of Huckleberry Fin
3.81
liked it
This is probably a wonderful book, and I feel there is something wrong with me for not being able to get past the racism. I felt so blinded by it that ...more
Mar 2008
Mar 12, 2008
 
You Are Your Child's First Teacher (Early Years)
4.01
liked it
Basically, this is a book on Waldorf education. It has some great ideas, but I also disagree with some of it or find it to be too restrictive for chil ...more
Jan 2008
Feb 03, 2008
 
Toymaking with Children
3.94
it was amazing
I keep coming back to this book for ideas. This helped me to not worry that we can't afford a thousand toys for our child because her imagination will ...more
not set
Feb 03, 2008
 
Connection Parenting: Parenting Through Connection Instead of Coercion, Through Love Instead of Fear
4.27
it was amazing
A quick, easy read. This is an amazing book that helped me to heal from my own childhood and forgive my parents for their mistakes. It also started me ...more
Jan 2007
Feb 03, 2008
 
Baby Matters: What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Caring for Your Baby
3.73
it was amazing
This book seems to be akin to The Thinking Women's Guide to a Better Birth in that it is well-researched and not as "out there" as some other (well-lo ...more
Jun 2006
Feb 03, 2008
 
Little Men (Little Women, #2)
3.85
really liked it
I'm re-reading this book now. I remember reading this book thinking that this is how I wanted to raise my children. I am re-reading to see if I still ...more
Jan 1994
Mar 12, 2008
 
Hard Times
3.51
liked it
I can't recall much about this book, but it was my introduction to Dickens (other than TV movies), so I must have liked it enough to try more of Dicke ...more
Jan 1994
Mar 12, 2008
 
Brave New World
3.97
I read this for a history class in college, oddly enough. I was already unhappy about technology in our lives, and then this book reminded me of why.
Jan 1994
Feb 03, 2008
 
Super Baby Food: Absolutely Everything You Should Know about Feeding Your Baby and Toddler from Starting Solid Foods to Age Three Years
3.86
liked it
Probably a good book if you plan to puree food for your baby. We ended up letting her self-feed, so we just fed her off of our plates.
Jan 2006
Mar 12, 2008
 
The Catcher in the Rye
3.80
liked it
Most people love this book, but it depressed me a bit. Perhaps because I was forced to read it and had to write a paper afterwards.
Jan 1992
Mar 12, 2008
 
Connection Parenting: Parenting Through Connection Instead of Coercion, Through Love Instead of Fear
4.27
it was amazing
Probably the best parenting book I have read. Less permissive than Naomi Aldort, but very much about treating children with respect.
Jan 2007
Mar 12, 2008
 
Candide
3.76
it was amazing
What a treat to read this book in high school!!! It is hilarious! I have re-read it a few times.
Jan 1993
Mar 12, 2008
 
The Little Prince
4.29
it was amazing
One of my childhood favorites. I still re-read it to remind myself of some of life's essentials.
not set
Feb 03, 2008
 
Forrest Gump (Forrest Gump, #1)
4.06
really liked it
Quite different from the movie. Less child-friendly and endearing, but a lot better.
Jan 1994
Mar 12, 2008
 
Babies & Toddlers, To Tame Or To Trust (2 Cd Set)
5.00
it was amazing
How to raise children peacefully. I can't say enough good things about this author.
Dec 2007
Feb 03, 2008
 
Watership Down (Watership Down, #1)
4.06
it was amazing
One of my favorites. Great animated movie with song by Art Garfunkle.
Jan 1989
Feb 08, 2008
 
Jane Eyre
4.10
it was amazing
I re-read this book every few years. It's a good "girly" book.
Jan 1996
Mar 12, 2008
 
Homeopathic Care for Cats and Dogs: Small Doses for Small Animals
4.23
it was amazing
This book convinced me not to vaccinate dogs or humans.
Jan 2004
Mar 12, 2008
 
Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves
4.01
it was amazing
Very enlightening! One of my favorites, although I prefer her CDs.
Jun 2008
Feb 03, 2008
 
Earthways: Simple Environmental Activities for Young Children
4.37
it was amazing
Wonderful ideas for bringing nature into our children's lives.
Dec 2007
Feb 03, 2008
 
The Circus of Dr. Lao
3.86
it was amazing
Awesome movie, too! The books is not as child-friendly.
Jan 1996
Feb 08, 2008
 
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Chronicles of Narnia, #3)
4.08
liked it
My least favorite of the Narnian books.
Jan 1984
Mar 12, 2008
 
Tom Sawyer
3.90
liked it
Entertaining, but reading it once is enough.
Feb 18, 2008
Mar 12, 2008
 
Ordinary People
3.90
it was amazing
Another one that turned into a great movie.
Jan 1996
Mar 12, 2008
 
Babywise: How 100,000 New Parents Trained Their Babies to Sleep Through the Night the Natural Way
3.59
did not like it
How to become a child abuser, 101.
May 2006
Feb 08, 2008
 
Madame Bovary
3.65
did not like it
Most boring book I have ever read.
Jan 1993
Mar 12, 2008
 
Oliver Twist
3.85
it was amazing
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not set
Feb 08, 2008
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