Simple Ways to Make Room for the Future.
In 'The Art Of Expecting', Veronique Vienne, author of the bestselling 'The Art Of Doing Nothing', brings her signature style to parenting, with observations on everything from naming your child to convincing him to put on his shoes. With wit and warmth, Vienne captures both the day-to-day challenges and the overwhelming joys of being a mom or dad, pre- to postnatal.
Caring for an adorable but demanding infant twenty-four hours a day can take some adjustment. Vienne helps her readers handle parenthood with humour and grace, offering essay on the art of birthing, the art of trusting, the art of nesting, and the art of negotiating.
She also includes twelve reasons to have children (#4: "You need a good excuse for baking chocolate chip cookies"), favourite fruit-and-vegetable terms of endearment, and tips on how to be a sexy mom. Gorgeous duotone photographs taken by Vienne's own daughter, Jeanne Lipsey, accompany the text.
A beautiful package full of reassuring wisdom, 'The Art Of Expecting' is the perfect gift book for any parent.
- Publication Date:
- 09 / 06 / 2003