Kathy Soper collected thoughts from experienced parents, and through the generosity of publisher Woodbine House, this collection of parental advice is available free on the Woodbine House website.
We do link to this booklet in our book, but an extra tidbit is that my thoughts about my daughter Gabby are recorded there. What did I wish I would have known about Gabby? Check out my quote from the booklet:
I wish I’d known that I would say and feel so often, “You’re so smart!” or “You are the cutest kid in the whole world!” I wish I’d known I would use words like “sparkling,” “vivacious,” and “infectious laughter” when describing my child. I underestimated her.
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