Stuff Every Dad Should Know

Stuff Every Dad Should Know

by Brett Cohen

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Overview

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594745591
Publisher: Quirk Publishing
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Series: Stuff You Should Know , #9
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 4 MB

About 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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INTRODUCTION
BABY STUFF
How to Start Saving for College
How to Hold Your Baby
How to Change a Diaper
How to Give Your Baby a Bath
How to Feed Your Baby from a Bottle
How to Burp Your Baby
How to Get Some Sleep When Your Baby Won’t
Five Tips for Caring for Your Wife or Partner
Essential Items in a Daddy Diaper Bag
Male Humor: What Is and Is Not Funny
How to Introduce Solid Food
Baby Clothes Dos and Don’ts
How to Manage the Grandparents
Five Great Songs to Sing to Your Baby

LITTLE KID STUFF
How to Get Your Child to Eat
How to Make a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
Fifteen Tips for Childproofing Your House
Elements of a First-Aid Kit
How to Fix a Boo-Boo
Tips and Tricks for Child Hygiene
Five Great Books to Read to Your Child
How to Teach Your Child to Share
How to Rid a Room of Monsters
How to Squelch a Temper Tantrum
How to Say “No”
How to Potty-Train Your Child
Tips and Tricks for Managing Sibling Relations
How to Photograph Your Child
How to Build a Sand Castle
How to Make Your Kid “Fly,” and Other Roughhousing Tips
The Birds and the Bees, Part 1: Where Do Babies Come From?

BIG KID STUFF
How to Teach Your Child to Ride a Bicycle
How to Encourage Outside Play
How to Host a Sleepover
Five Great Jokes to Make Your Child Giggle 
How to Keep a Family Happy During Car Trips
How to Support Your Child’s Successes and Failures
The Truth about Cats and Dogs
Five Simple Tips on Nutrition
The Birds and the Bees, Part 2: Awkward Questions about Grown-Up Relationships
How to Assign Chores
How to Interact with Your Child’s Teachers
How to Arm Your Child against Peer Pressure

TEEN STUFF AND BEYOND
How to Speak to Your Child about Drugs and Alcohol
How to Teach Your Child to Drive
The Birds and the Bees, Part 3: Puberty and Sexual Behavior
Five Great Activities That Allow You to Bond with Your Teen
Privacy: How Much Is Enough?
How to Select a College
How to Give Advice without Seeming Pushy
How to Meet the Love of Your Child’s Life
How to Meet Your Child’s In-Laws
Stuff You Should Know That I Can’t Tell You

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