My Very Wanted Child: A Parent's Poem
by Ginny Lapporte|
Book Website: http://www.myverywantedchild.com
32 Pages, Hardback, 10 x 8
A delightful picture book to be experienced between parent and child. While there are many books that speak of a parent's love for a child, My Very Wanted Child expands on this theme by sending the message that a child should feel not only loved, but also wanted. Enjoyed by virtually all parents and young children, those families who have experienced delayed parenting (e.g. through infertility or adoption) may be particularly touched by its message.
About The Author
Ginny Lapporte is a child and family psychologist. She an her husband waited! four years before the birth of their "miracle" twins and both the wait and the joy that followed served as the inspiration for this book. The author is a regular columnist for the magazine, Infertility Times, and speaks to groups about the psychological aspects of infertility and adoption. Although she never intended on becoming an author, she shared a love poem that she wrote to her infant twins and subsequently followed the suggestions of friends and family to publish the poem in the form of a children's book.
"The most precious gift is that of unconditional love expressed most exquisitely between parent and child. My Very Wanted Child captures this magic and is destined to be a cherished keepsake!" Laura Duksta, Author of the best-selling c! hildren's book, I Love You More "I love this book! The best part is that it brings my infant daughter squeals of joy. For me - it brings tears of joy. I am reminded each time we read it together just how special this little person sitting in my lap truly is. The mirror at the end never ceases to surprise her. This is just a truly special book, during a truly wonderful and memorable time in my life." Melissa Forman, 93.9 WLIT-FM, Chicago Morning Show "As a mature first-time mom, this book perfectly expresses my feelings. It is a perfect gift for the expectant mom!" Jackie Bange, WGN-TV News "A sweet book that resounds with the universality of parents' emotions, regardless of their paths to parenthood. As an adoptive mother and child psychologist, I welcome My Very Wanted Child to the bookshelves of every family!" Colleen Ciccetti, Ph.D., Dir. Community & Parent Training, Children's Memorial Hospital & Northwestern School of Medicine.