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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,800,717 - Total Helpful Votes: 22 of 24
First Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts: Tidd&hellip by Caroline Archer
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Overall I think this book is a useful resource, however, you quickly know from how thin the book is that it doesn't go nearly far enough.

Some of the things mentioned in the book, the honey on the mouth, encouraging your children to run around in the rain naked (it's usually cold when it rains); getting a larger bed and having your child sleep in with you, nursing your adopted child (!?!?!) are simply wrong. I would not recommend these things and I don't know anyone that would.

The previous reviewer that said the book should be split to deal with different types of abuse had it right.

I still would recommend this book, but don't switch your brain off and… Read more
What to Expect When You're Adopting...: A practica&hellip by Dr Ian Palmer
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
This book is great for anyone thinking about adopting, or just taking the first few steps. However, going much past that the book is of little use as your social worker will have given you all of the information that the books contains and more.

An improvement would be to include what to expect once you've adopted, or maybe that should be the second book.
Think Posh Fuschia Pink/Black Flock Gift Bag, Smal&hellip by Think Posh
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Bag, 24 Jan 2009
This gift bag is definitely one of the best I've ever bought. It was top quality and can be reused. The handles are plastic tubing, so the don't get dirty or tired looking, and the textured front was lovely. Instantly improves anything that goes into it. A great gift bag.

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