I ask myself that about three times a day, especially given the meaningful gem currently imprisoned on my computer. But I’ll save you that rant.
The truth is, there are plenty of shelf-worthy children’s books, out there. You just need to work a little harder to find them.
Or how about this? You don’t do any work at all (take that time to cuddle your baby), and let me do the work instead. Just check out my “Shelf-worthy Kids’ Books” board over on Pinterest.com for a variety of recommendations, lovely both visually and verbally:
I’ll keep building this list as I discover more, so keep checking back. And if you have your own favorites, by all means, share them! I’d be happy to add them to the list (and enjoy them with my daughter).