Listen to My Heart: Lessons in Love, Laughter and Lunacy

Kathie Lee Gifford, Author, Cody Gifford, With Hyperion Books $13.45 (0p) ISBN 978-0-7868-6075-3
Television personality Gifford (I Can't Believe I Said That) and her four-and-a-half-year-old son, Cody, here give readers a warm and fuzzy glimpse of their private conversations and how they have learned about parenting-and life-from each other. Together they talk about such things as manners; God; heaven; safety; the impending birth of Cody's sister, Cassidy; even the Power Rangers. Much of the dialogue is hopelessly cute (Cody to Mom: ``Monsieur, I am Grey Poupon. I poop on this, I poop on that, I poop on everything!''), but some is surprisingly clever and even thought-provoking. When asked what is more important than love, Cody replies, ``Pots and pans.'' Gifford is puzzled until she realizes he means that you need pots and pans to cook food, and since eating keeps you alive, it is, of course, a prerequisite to love. A short and sugary Mother's Day treat for Gifford fans. First serial to Good Housekeeping. (May)
Reviewed on: 05/01/1995
Release date: 05/01/1995
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