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Stuff Every Dad Should Know
     

Stuff Every Dad Should Know

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by Brett Cohen
 

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A pocket-sized parenting guide for dads and dads-to-be, perfect as a gift.
 
This handy little book is filled with all the fail-safe fatherhood tips and tricks a dad needs. From changing diapers and burping babies to building sand castles and hosting a sleepover party, this book is the perfect gift for everything from baby

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A pocket-sized parenting guide for dads and dads-to-be, perfect as a gift.
 
This handy little book is filled with all the fail-safe fatherhood tips and tricks a dad needs. From changing diapers and burping babies to building sand castles and hosting a sleepover party, this book is the perfect gift for everything from baby showers to Father’s Day. Chapters include:
 
     •  How to Rid a Room of Monsters
     •  How to Squelch a Temper Tantrum
     •  How to Assign Chores
     •  How to Discuss the Birds and the Bees
     •  How to Save for College

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From the Publisher
Stuff Every Dad Should Know…begins with—surprise!—how to start saving for college, then segues into changing a diaper and ends with meeting your child's in-laws. It's all laid out with common sense and a sense of humor.”—Shelf Awareness for Readers

“Thoughtful, to-the-point tips on navigating the rough waters from your child's babyhood to the teen years and beyond.”—The Sacramento Bee

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594745539
Publisher:
Quirk Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
994,901
Product dimensions:
3.94(w) x 5.78(h) x 0.66(d)

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Meet the Author

Brett Cohen has a son, a daughter, and an aggressive college-savings plan. He lives with his wife and children in Pennsylvania.

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Stuff Every Dad Should Know 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Lilac_Wolf More than 1 year ago
I was actually put off this book after having read Stuff Every Mom Should Know and it starts out with talking about saving for college. My first thought was "what's up with the double standard here?" Moms need to know about feedings and diapers and Dads just need to know about setting up a college fund? But I read on and that was actually a short section that I missed the point of. It was saying, "yeah you have to do this, but that's not your only role." The book, like other Stuff books, is full of little bits of useful information. It's not a complete manual, but it's a great first book. It breaks everything down so becoming a father doesn't seem quite so terrifying. I think that is its goal. Brett goes from the new baby all the way to marrying them off. There's "How to Hold your Baby," "Five Tips for Caring for Your Wife or Partner," "How to Make a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich", "How to Encourage Outside Play", "How to Assign Chores", "Five Great Activities that Allow you to Bond with Your Teen." There are many, many more to choose from. This book I would buy with Stuff Every Mom should know as a gift for expecting parents. Now Quirk just needs to write one for the single parent. Both books assume the other parent will be there helping out with the work. Let me leave you with this joke from "Five Great Jokes to Make Your Child Giggle." Q: Why is Cinderella bad at sports? A: Because she has a pumpkin for a coach and she runs away from the ball.