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101 Secrets a Cool Mom Knows [NOOK Book]

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As a mother today, you're as likely as any dad to teach your kids how to pitch a tent, kick a soccer ball, or fix a broken bicycle chain. In a word, you're what your kids call "cool." But with your 24/7 schedule, you can always use extra help. That's why this book was written - to give you (or any dad, grandmother, or grandfather) more "Cool Mom secrets" to pass along to the next generation.

Cool Mom secrets are solutions that work. They go straight to the heart of whatever ...

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As a mother today, you're as likely as any dad to teach your kids how to pitch a tent, kick a soccer ball, or fix a broken bicycle chain. In a word, you're what your kids call "cool." But with your 24/7 schedule, you can always use extra help. That's why this book was written - to give you (or any dad, grandmother, or grandfather) more "Cool Mom secrets" to pass along to the next generation.

Cool Mom secrets are solutions that work. They go straight to the heart of whatever problem a child might encounter to solve it quickly and effectively, no nonsense, no fuss. And at the same time the child is learning a handy new skill, he or she is also learning a deeper life lesson about perseverence, patience, honesty, or courage.

Using Cool Mom secrets, you can teach a child...

  • How to Use Chopsticks
  • How to Throw a Spiral Pass
  • How to See Better in the Dark
  • How to "Catch" a Falling Star
  • How to Spin a Basketball on One Finger
  • How to Make the World's Best Caramel Corn
  • How to Cruise on a Skateboard
  • How to Identify a Poisonous Spider
  • How to Hang a Spoon on Your Nose
  • How to Crack an Egg with One Hand
  • How to Weigh a Cloud
...and 90 other ageless, practical lessons. Years later, whenever your child uses any of these skills, he or she will proudly say, "My mom taught me that."Now, is that cool, or what?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781418574147
  • Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/2/2003
  • Sold by: THOMAS NELSON
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Walter Browder is a screenwriter and author of the critically-acclaimed book The Sand Castle as well as several nonfiction books. He lives with his wife, Sue Ellin, in Willits, California.

Sue Ellin Browder is a prize-winning investigative journalist whose articles have appeared in Saturday Review, Newsday, the Washington Post, Reader's Digest, and Woman's Day. She lives with her husband, Walter, in Willits, California.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 3, 2002

    A Must-Read for All Cool Moms

    I've seen an early review copy of this book, and it is absolutely charming. Too be "cool" in her kid's eyes, a mother only needs to know a few simple secrets any busy mother with a 24/7 schedule can learn. Knowing "How to Throw a Spiral Pass" just involves teaching your child to put his hands in the right position on a ball. "Winning More Points in Ping-Pong" involves avoiding the other guy's "power zones" (do you know where those are? I do). From "How to Make the World's Greatest Caramel Corn" to "How to Get Gum Out of Hair (without Scissors)" to "How to Build a Leaf House," this sweet book gives every mom many cool tips and a few days off at the same time. I love it.

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