Rules for My Newborn Daughter

Rules for My Newborn Daughter

by Walker Lamond

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Overview

From the author of Rules for my Unborn Son, this book is one dad’s advice for raising an independent, intelligent, courteous, courageous, honest, adventurous, self-reliant, well-read, well-dressed, well-mannered young woman.

Praise for Rules for My Unborn Son

“This may be one book that has actually changed my life!” -The Wall Street Journal

“A modern primer for the classic man.” -Gear Patrol

“Heartbreakingly sweet and wise.” -Joanne Goddard, A Cup of Jo

“A refreshing, urbane, and often very funny guide to civilized behavior in an era when we need it most. A must-read and a must-gift.” -Julia Reed, Vogue

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250085702
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 05/10/2016
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 286,350
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

WALKER LAMOND is a writer, television producer, and father of three. His work has appeared on HBO, the Discovery Channel, and in numerous publications including the Washington Post, Popular Mechanics, Esquire,and Parenting magazine. Walker is also the author of Rules for My Unborn Son.

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Rules For My Newborn Daughter


By Walker Lamond

St. Martin's Press

Copyright © 2016 Walker Lamond
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-250-08571-9



CHAPTER 1

WHEN IN DOUBT, WEAR A DRESS.

EAT LUNCH WITH THE NEW GIRL.

IF YOU CAN FOLLOW A RECIPE, YOU CAN BUILD A TABLE.


THROW LIKE A GIRL.


CLIMB TREES. Skin knees.


* * *

A foreign accent does not make him More sophisticated.


Let him take your coat. That's the moment he's been waiting for.


* * *

Never play dumb. EXCEPT AT THE POKER TABLE.


TRY NOT TO MAKE FUN OF YOUR BROTHER IN FRONT OF OTHER GIRLS.


The best way to remove red wine is with white wine.


If you start the day in sweatpants, you will likely end the day in sweatpants.


Dance with your dad. And not just on your wedding day.


There's more to life than being a passenger.

Amelia Earhart


(Continues...)

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Table of Contents

Contents

Title Page,
Copyright Notice,
Photo Credits,
Dedication,
Introduction,
Begin Reading,
Essential Reading for Girls,
Required Listening,
Acknowledgments,
About the Author,
Copyright,

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