"What a wonderful gift this book is for aunties of all of ages, backgrounds, shapes and varieties!"
-Elizabeth Gilbert, New York Times bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love
"Melanie Notkin shines a much-needed spotlight on a bond that brings so much happiness to so many people."
-Gretchen Rubin, New York Times bestselling author of The Happiness Project
Savvy Auntie is the ultimate guide for cool aunts, great-aunts, godmothers, and all women who love kids but have none of their own! Written by Melanie Notkin-America's premier Savvy Auntie and creator of the popular online community savvyauntie.com-Savvy Auntie focuses on everything that parenting manuals generally leave out: namely auntie-ing! This groundbreaking handbook celebrates the 50% of kid-loving American women who aren't (or are not yet) moms, but have so much to add to the Family Village.
Melanie Notkin (a.k.a. Savvy Auntie) is the founder of SavvyAuntie.com and creator of the popular Savvy Auntie lifestyle brand-the phenomenon heralded by fabulous kid-friendly women everywhere as a celebration of modern, cosmopolitan aunthood. These PANKs (Professional Aunts No Kids) aren't childless-they're childfull! And their love is a gift.