Raising the Perfect Child Through Guilt and Manipulation
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Raising the Perfect Child Through Guilt and Manipulation

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by Elizabeth Beckwith
     
 

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Raising the Perfect Child Through Guilt and Manipulation is not one of those traditional, all-too-earnest parenting guides that, for generations, have sucked all the fun out of child rearing. The foundation of Elizabeth Beckwith's Guilt and Manipulation family philosophy is simple: We do things a certain way, and everyone else is an a**hole.

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Overview

Raising the Perfect Child Through Guilt and Manipulation is not one of those traditional, all-too-earnest parenting guides that, for generations, have sucked all the fun out of child rearing. The foundation of Elizabeth Beckwith's Guilt and Manipulation family philosophy is simple: We do things a certain way, and everyone else is an a**hole.

Is that something you should put on a bumper sticker and slap on your minivan? Of course not—that would be trashy. But in the privacy of your own home, you can employ these essential components of Guilt and Manipulation to mold the little runts ruthlessly yet effectively into children you won't be embarrassed to admit are yours:

  • Creating a Team: "Us" vs. "Them"
  • How to Scare the Crap Out of Your Child (in a Positive Way)
  • Don't Be Afraid to Raise a Nerd
  • Mind Control: Why It's a Good Thing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061759574
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
10/06/2009
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.28(w) x 8.06(h) x 0.62(d)

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Meet the Author

Elizabeth Beckwith is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actress who lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Patrick, and her children, Michael and Frances.

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Raising the Perfect Child Through Guilt and Manipulation 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
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Kristena_Marie More than 1 year ago
Parts of it were funny, but not laugh out loud.
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Kenty More than 1 year ago
This is a must read!!! Elizabeth tells it just like it is!!!!!!!! and will have you laughing out loud, seeing double until you can not read one more sentence!!!!!!! I love her wit and down to earth humor to raising kids in a completley realistic world!!!!!! my favorite chapter? "Don't be afraid to raise a nerd". Perfect example what Group A and Group B kids are made of. Get one for yourself and one for your friends!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! you will love it. Guaranteed.
Father-of-Five More than 1 year ago
Beckwith has written a hilarious book that weaves great advice with personal anecdotes. It is an easy read that will have you laughing outloud.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago