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Belly Worship: Mother Nurture

Every mother thinks her child is exceptional, but some end up raising tots that turn into superstars, business moguls and acclaimed athletes.

Inspired by motherhood, author Stephanie Hirsch interviewed many moms of notables for her book. Mother Nurture ($17).

The hardbound collection of short stories include tidbits and tips from the women who raised America's best and brightest — Diane Sawyer, Tony Hawk, Beyonce Knowles, Tim McGraw and numerous others. A far cry from a textbok guide, this is a must read because it's all about the practical aspects of parenting.

To see what some of the women had to say,

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Whether it was Matt Lauer's mom, Marilyn Gentry's laid back approach — she said just being there for her son was something she did right. Or since Nate Berkus' mama, Nancy Golden's ability was to lead by example — since she was an interior designer, Nate knew furniture scale by the age of eight.

Mary Aigner, mother of Julie Aigner-Clark put an emphasis on learning. She said:

I always saw my role as a guide. One area I prodded a little more was when it came to education. I made it very clear to Julie that she should go to college. I wanted to make sure that she could earn a living and not be dependent on us or a man.

Obviously, the sound advice paid off. The book also includes pages where photos of the reader and her mom can be inserted and space to pen her own tale.

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