On The Night You Were Born…

Meet my new nephew (my only nephew actually): Oakley, named after my great-grandfather, Oakley Holmes.

Baby Oakley Synovec

Oakley was born yesterday before the Nebraska-Iowa football game (the Huskers still lost), and he is definitely a keeper!

At one of the baby showers for Oakley's mom, Adrienne, guests were encouraged to include a book with their gift. Adrienne received two copies of “On the Night You Were Born” by Nancy Tillman, a hardcover edition, and a story board book edition. Other guests raved about how great the book was, yet I hadn't heard about it (probably because my “baby” is now seventeen).

On the Night You Were Born

I was excited to receive my very own copy of the book for being a member of the Chick-fil-A Mom Panel and agree that the story line is great. “A beautiful tribute to the uniqueness of every child” – Kirkus Reviews. I think I will save it to give to the next mom-to-be I know (or maybe even save for a future grandchild).

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Kohl's is currently selling this book for $5 and giving 100% of the net profit from the sales of these to support kids' health and education initiatives in communities nationwide. Click here to buy yours (limit 5 per household).

Nancy Tillman board books are available in Chick-fil-A kid's meals for children ages 3 and under. You need to request when ordering. Collect all the titles available:

  • If I Owned the Moon
  • If You Were an Animal
  • Let is Snow!
  • On the Night You Were Born
  • Sweet Dreams
  • The World is a Wonderland

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