To Survive The Tumultuous First Years With Kids, Smart Parents Learn To Do Things Faster, Cheaper, And Easier Wouldn T It Be Great If Their Hard Won Shortcuts Were Collected Into One Handy Reference Here S A Book That Does Just That Featuring Of The Best Tips And Tricks From Veteran Moms And Dads, Mama S Big Book Of Little Lifesavers Gets Straight To The Point With Modern Solutions To Age Old Parenting Dilemmas Such As Getting Baby To Sleep, Potty Training, Saving Cash On Baby Gear, Streamlining Bedtime, And Much Easy To Dip In And Out Of, This Book Helps Parents Get Through Each Day With A Few Spare Minutes, A Few Extra Dollars, And Their Sanity Intact This book is so helpful I am a first time mom, single mom and have little support The suggestions in this book were definatly things that mom, mother in law and friends would teach you I plan to keep it on hand as a reference for the first few years Below are the tips that really taught me some Mommy Magic s6,11,16,19,27,28,38,47,49,50,51,56,58,66,68,76,78,81,92,95,96,98,101,104,106,116,117,119,122,126,158,166,171,175,179,196,221,238,246,250,256,261,270,287,292,315,326,331,337,339,341,340,344,386,391,393 and 394Mind Blowing I guess this might have some good pointers for first time parents But as a mom of 3, I guess I didn t really find anything in here that I didn t already know Because I m just that awesome. This would be a great book for first time parents, but most of the tips in here are things you ve already learned by your second or third childstill really good reminders though This was a very quick read with some great suggestions I would recommend it for a first time parent especially. A great little book for all its content and its size Plenty of ideas for parents You ll find you re already doing some of these tips in your normal routine, but even a few new tricks are definitely worth the effort of reading this book even when time is not on your side This little books helps you get time on your side.Thank you to all the parents and contributors out there to bring this little book alive. Not as interesting or eye opening as her other book, How to Have Your Second Child First Even as a first time mom, I didn t find too many tips in here that we re brand new. I enjoyed reading this cute little handy pocket book filled with over 390 tips and ideas on on doing things faster, smarter and cheaper The book which is written in a casual manner is divided into three sections ie time savers, money savers and sanity savers loosely organised from babyhood through kindergarten age Although the tips which have been compiled by experienced parents are somewhat useful, I would suggest readers to take it in with a pinch of salt.