Monday, April 16, 2007

Read: During the Wait

My mind has been famished, for what seems like years, for words, poetry, literary inspiration, metaphors... starving for the opportunity to read. Over the past month, I've had the opportunity to devour books upon books to satisfy the craving. Below are a few of my favorites.

Relating to adoption:
The Chinese Adoption Handbook;
this is an essential for anyone preparing for a Chinese or Korean Adoption

Forever Lily by Beth Nonte Russell; a woman's journey to her adopted child

Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish that Their Adoptive Parents Knew by Sherrie Eldridge

Relating to parenting:
Baby 411; the 411 on parenting

What to Expect the First Year

Baby Bargains

Relating to self help:
The Saints' Guide to Happiness by Robert Ellsberg

Gift from the Sea
by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

New Seeds of Contemplation by Thomas Merton

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance. - Confucius

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