The Book of Baby Love: Rememberances on Becoming a Parent from Madonna, Jacqueline Kennedy Onasis, Bill Cosby, Rosieo'Donnell, Celine Dion, and More Than 100 Others

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Edward Hoffman
Citadel Press, 2003 - Reference - 256 pages
An inspirational collection of reminiscences celebrates the arrival of a new baby with a selection of diary excerpts, interviews, memoirs, and letters by Maya Angelou, Bill Gates, Robin Williams, Mark Twin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Whoopi Goldberg, Madonna, George Harrison, Barbra Streisand, and other celebrities and historical figures.
 

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Contents

Acquiring Maternal Wisdom Sally Field
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All Babies Are Unique Doris Lessing 7 Kuniko Muramoto 9
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Announcing a Babys Birth Virginia Woolf
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Announcing Motherhood Abigail Alcott
21
Babies Are a Tourist Attraction Paul Reiser
27
Becoming a Father Tim Allen 31
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Becoming a Grandfather Ralph Waldo Emerson
37
Experiencing Labor Roseanne 104 Cher 105 Elizabeth Barrett
111
Expressing Fatherly Pride Bronson Alcott
118
Gaining Identical Twins Michael J Fox
124
Getting to Know Your Newborn Maya Angelou
131
Giving Birth to Twins Madeleine Albright 136 Jane Seymour 138 1
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Journaling Your Babys Birth Bronson Alcott 149
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Learning to Be a Mother Eleanor Roosevelt
155
Meeting Your Newborn Rebekah Baines Johnson 159
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Becoming a Teenage Mother Aretha Franklin
43
Being a Celebrity Dad Will Smith
58
Building Your Childs Character Abigail Adams 63 Katie Couric
64
Coping with a Prolonged Pregnancy Hunter Tylo
70
Coping with Stubborn Tots Faith Hill
76
Displaying Fatherly Affection Kirk Douglas
83
Enjoying Motherhood Cindy Crawford 92 Namjo Kim
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Nurturing a Baby with Disabilities Laura San Giacomo 173 1
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Preparing a Toddlers Birthday Party Camryn Manheim
188
Rejoicing After the Birth Elie Wiesel
201
Seeing Childrens Joy William Blake
213
Teaching Love for Reading Laura Bush
227
Witnessing the Birth Andrea Bocelli 249 Michael Caine 251
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Working During Pregnancy Diana Ross
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Dr. Edward Hoffman is a New York psychologist, father of two sons, and author/editor of sixteen books. He lectures widely on parenting throughout the United States and abroad

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