“What a lovely and lyrical way to usher in a baby and celebrate the unfolding stages of parenting.” —Janet Chan, editorial director, the Parenting Group
Baby Blessings highlights the wonders of babyhood with classic and new poems, lullabies, and blessings for every stage of baby’s life, from pregnancy to infanthood to the toddler years. Featuring contributions from such well-known names as Dr. Spock, Brahms, and Rami Shapiro, Baby Blessings also includes special sections for baby-naming ceremonies, christenings, and other precious moments.
Baby Blessings provides inspiration and joyful reflections for the new mother just beginning to explore the miraculous experience of birth and motherhood, as well as the seasoned mom who wants to recapture the priceless emotions of those early days. Parents will treasure this collection for years to come.
Our Wish for You May you always see beauty in the world And hear music every day. May you know the touch of gentle hands And walk the peaceful way. May the words you speak be loving, May laughter see you through. May you be blessed with hope and joy— These gifts we wish for you. — Theresa Mary Grass
From the Hardcover edition.
About June Cotner
JUNE COTNER is the author of more than a dozen anthologies, including the bestselling Graces. She lives in Poulsbo, Washington.
“A needed collection of words and thoughts to support the spiritual side of our parenting.” —Vicki Lansky, author of Feed Me! I’m Yours
“A sweet and inspiring collection that will warm the heart of any mother. It touched me!” —Jack Canfield, coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Expectant Mother’s Soul