Recommended Reads & Music: for Kids & Moms
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Personalized CDs for Children
They make music compilations personalized for each child. Your child's name is a feature part of each song. It's super cute, and a great gift. Seth can't get enough of his.
LULLABIES & WILDFLOWERS
by Melissa Errico
The music is really beautiful. Melissa has a gorgeous voice. She is a critically acclaimed Broadway performer and mom, and this is her first CD for children.
I CAN DO IT BY MYSELF
by Audra Rox
I love this super cool kids band. They perform a lot in NYC, so you can see them live, if you like their sound. Seth & I love them.
FAST & FEISTY
by Princess Katie & Racer Steve
This is their latest CD. Another really great kids band. Have seen them in concert in NYC, and they totally rock. Very hip lyrics and catchy beats. Seth wants to be like Racer Steve when he grows up.
MOMMY KNOWS BEST
by Jeanie B! And The Jelly Beans
Clever, fun, entertaining tunes that kids and moms will love. Amusing lyrics, celebrating a mother's special relationship with her kids. http://www.jeaniebmusic.com
Books on CD:
Billy Brown -- various tales available
Kiddio makes an adorable series of stories on CD about Billy Brown, a fun-loving bear every kid will embrace. http://www.kiddioadventures.com
Books for Kids:
by Todd Parr
Todd Parr is for sure one of the coolest kids authors/illustrators on the planet. This is his latest title, a special World United Edition with process benefiting athletes and programs of the U.S. Paralympic Team, of which the Hilton Family of Hotels is an official sponsor. Fabulous colorful illustrations, and a positive message, teaching kids about being hospitable. http://hiltonfamily.americanid.com/ProductDetail.aspx?did=4947&pid=49759
WILLIAM IS GOING GREEN
by James Martin II
Ths is the first book in a new series featuring William the Garbage Truck. William learns about conservation, makes friends, shares lessons, and transforms into a green hybrid recycling truck committed to the fight against global warming. A really meanigful message for kids. Seth, being the truck love that he is, enjoys this tale. http://www.williamthegarbagetruck.com
Books for Mom:
THE MODERN MOM'S GUIDE TO DADS
by Hogan Hilling & Jesse Jayne Rutherford
MARGARITA MAMMA: Mocktails for Moms-to-Be
by Alyssa Gusenoff
CHOOSING SINGLE MOTHERHOOD
by Mikki Morrissette
JO FROST'S CONFIDENT BABY CARE
by Jo Frost
"What you Need to Know for the First Year from America's Most Trusted Nanny"
SMOTHERHOOD: Wickedly Funny Confessions from the Early Years
by Amanda Lamb