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The Fourth Trimester: Understanding, Protecting, and Nurturing an Infant through the First Three Months – Susan Brink
Non-fiction / 13th October 2021

Introduction The Fourth Trimester is about the three months after delivery of the baby. The author wants to let the readers understand how to protect and nurture an infant during the first 3 months of life. This book was recommended to me by my wife. Authors Susan Brink is a freelance medical reporter. Her regular clients include NPR, National Geographic, and U.S. News & World Report. She has covered health and medicine for 35 years at newspapers and news magazines including the Los Angeles Times and U.S. News & World Report. Contents The Fourth Trimester contains a preface, an introduction, and 10 chapters. The chapters are 1) Evolution and the Primitive Brain of a Newborn: Why Infants Arrive Unfinished, 2) Crying: The Wakeup Call That Says Everything Has Changed, 3) Sleeping: Irregular and Sporadic Sleep Is Normal in the Fourth Trimester, 4) Feeding: Breast Milk and Formula, 5) Sound: Laying the Foundation for Speech, 6) Sight: From Forms to Faces, 7) Touch: Pain and Pleasure, 8) Physical Development: Getting Ready to Crawl, Walk, and Run, 9) Stimulation: Keep It Real, Keep It Simple, and 10) Mom and Dad: The Parents’ Fourth Trimester. Review The Fourth Trimester discusses about the baby’s first…

Simplicity Parenting: Using the Extraordinary Power of Less to Raise Calmer, Happier, and More Secure Kids – Kim John Payne, Lisa M. Ross
Non-fiction / 23rd September 2021

Introduction Simplicity Parenting is about simplification in the parenting process. This book aims to help the readers strip away many unnecessary, distracting, and overwhelming elements that are scattering our children’s attention and burdening their spirits. I am interested to see how I could create a simple environment for my kid. Authors Kim John Payne has been a school counsellor, adult educator, consultant, researcher, educator and a private family counsellor for 27 years. He has also consulted for educational associations in South Africa, Hungary, Israel, Russia, Switzerland, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom, Thailand and China. He has been helping children, adolescents and families explore issues such as social difficulties with siblings and classmates, attention and behavioral issues at home and school, emotional issues such as defiance, aggression, addiction and self-esteem and the vital role living a balanced and simple life brings.  Lisa M. Ross has been an editor, literary agent and ghostwriter. She currently works exclusively as a writer. Contents Simplicity Parenting consists of an introduction, 6 chapters, and an epilogue (Simplicity Parenting to Go). The chapters are 1) Why Simplify?, 2) Soul Fever, 3) Environment, 4) Rhythm, 5) Schedules, and 6) Filtering Out the Adult World. Review Simplicity Parenting…