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Check back regularly as we add new reviews! For our Favorite Sh!t, look for the asterisk!

That’s right; many of the below titles below are male-oriented. That’s because Carlyle corners the market in self-help literature (and authors and Amazon, alike, love him for it).

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(Not So) Fine Print: Our pregnancy, delivery and first year thrived in an environment nurtured by an active (and proactive) father. There are few things sexier for a pregnant woman or new mother than crawling into bed with a man whose nose is buried in a baby how-to book. Shirtless with reading glasses recommended.

Bringing Up Bébé / French Children Don’t Throw Food
The Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby’s First Year 

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A Man’s Guide to Having a Baby
The Birth Partner
The Expectant Father: The Ultimate Guide for Dad’s To Be
The Pregnancy Countdown Book
The Sh!t No One Tells You About Pregnancy*
The Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby’s First Year*

12 Hours by 12 Weeks: A Step-by-Step Plan for Baby Sleep Success
Bringing Up Bebe: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting
Calm The F*ck Down: The Only Parenting Technique You’ll Ever Need
No-Drama Discipline
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 52 Devotions Every Father Needs
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: The 30-Day Challenge
The 5 Love Languages of Children: The Secret to Loving Children Effectively
The New Father: A Dad’s Guide to the First Year
The Sh!t No One Tells You About Baby #2: A Guide To Surviving Your Growing Family*
The Sh!t No One Tells You About Toddlers: A Guide to Surviving the Toddler Years*

A is for Apple
Good Night Stores for Rebel Girls (Volumes 1 and 2 in an optional Gift Box SetFavorite Sh!t for girls
I am Mixed Favorite Sh!t for mixed cultures
I Said No! A Kid-to-Kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private Favorite Sh!t. Period.
Press Here
Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes Favorite Sh!t for diversity
Urban Babies Wear Black
Your Baby’s First Word Will Be DADA (and Everything is MAMA)

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