You Can Childproof Your Home, but They'll Still Get In

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In fact, it's a miracle that anyone can raise a kid and stay sane at the same time. And every parent knows that sometimes you just have to wing it. Dave Meurer says he's no parenting professional. But he is a dad. And he's sure that you'll find some helpful tips in his observations, reflections, and ruminations on fatherhood-not to mention his accounts of inane outbursts, incredulous questions, and stunned exclamations. With hilarious insight, Dave reflects on the things that drive parents crazy and the things ...
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Overview

In fact, it's a miracle that anyone can raise a kid and stay sane at the same time. And every parent knows that sometimes you just have to wing it. Dave Meurer says he's no parenting professional. But he is a dad. And he's sure that you'll find some helpful tips in his observations, reflections, and ruminations on fatherhood-not to mention his accounts of inane outbursts, incredulous questions, and stunned exclamations. With hilarious insight, Dave reflects on the things that drive parents crazy and the things that make the adventure worth the ride.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800787271
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/28/2005
  • Pages: 186
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 6.80 (h) x 1.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 11
1 Remember When You Used to Have Dignity? 13
2 Oh Yeah? Says Who? 21
3 Who Needs Birth Control Once You Have a Kid? 27
4 Father's Day Ain't Just for Fathers 33
5 Watch Out! They're Watching! 39
6 "Dig Me, Daddy!" 45
7 The Really and Truly New and Improved Paradigm for Parenting! 51
8 Faith of Our Fathers 57
9 On the Road Again 61
10 "Deadline" Is Not Just Another Word for "Whenever" 67
11 On the Road Yet Again 79
12 Good Job! 85
13 Intensive Scare Unit 91
14 Clothes-Minded 95
15 Always and for Never 99
16 Excessive License 103
17 Driving Me over the Edge 109
18 Common Scents 117
19 Just Because Your Kids Are Younger, Faster, and Better Looking Than You Are, Doesn't Mean They Aren't Also Smarter 121
20 The Day Everything Changed 127
21 A Christmas for One 135
22 The Lost Boy 143
23 Say Again? 151
24 Geezer Guys 155
25 On a Scale of One to Ten 161
26 And Now a Word from Our Sponsor 167
27 The Quest for Truth 171
28 The Syndrome 179
29 The Next Adventure 185
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