10 Search Results for:

She's Had a Baby: And I'm Having A Meltdown
James D. Barron

She's had the Baby, you're a daddy -- now what? James Barron draws on his own experience, the experiences of countless others, and on insights from mothers on what they think new fathers should know to offer advice on balancing the demands of being a good father and a good husband, from the infant through the toddler years. He includes tips on:

  • recapturing the romantic days of just the two of you
  • vacationing with toddlers
  • distinguishing between
Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
She's Having a Baby: --and I'm Having A Breakdown
James D. Barron

Insider tips and advice for men on the roller-coaster ride called pregnancy and childbirth—the ideal gift for any expectant Father's Day

James Barron, two-time dad, has written a funny, down-to-earth, and practical book that every man needs when his wife is expecting a baby. He offers suggestions on what to do (and how to act!) from those first moments of anticipation to the main event, including:

  • Helping her deal with her physical and emotional changes
Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar
Kelly Oxford

Kelly Oxford is . . .

A wunderkind producer of pirated stage productions for six-year-olds

Not the queen of the world

An underage schnitzel-house dishwasher

The kid who stood up to a bully and almost passed out from the resulting adrenaline rush

A born salesman

Capable of willing her eyesight to be 20/20

That girl who peed her pants in the gas station that one time

Totally an expert on strep throat

Incapable of making Leonardo DiCaprio her

Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
I Suck at Girls
Justin Halpern

"Human beings fear the unknown. So, whatever's freaking you out, grab it by the balls and say hello. Then it ain't the unknown anymore and it ain't scary. Or I guess it could be a shitload scarier."

Fans of the #1 bestseller Sh*t My Dad Says will recognize the always-patient voice of Justin Halpern's dad as it crackles through the pages of this hysterical new book. The story begins when Justin takes his dad out to lunch to announce that he's decided to propose to his

Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
Instant Mom
Nia Vardalos

Some families are created in different ways but are still, in every way, a family.

Writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Nia Vardalos firmly believed she was supposed to be a mom, but Mother Nature and modern medicine had put her in a headlock. So she made a choice that shocked friends, family, and even herself: with only fourteen hours' notice, she adopted a preschooler.

Instant Mom is Vardalos's hilarious and poignant true chronicle of trying to

Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
In the Event of My Untimely Demise
Brian Sack

When Brian Sack's mother passed away, he was left with a letter and a pink cardigan. The cardigan was promptly placed in a drawer, but the letter was pure gold. In just a few pages of fancy cursive, her posthumous dispatch offered the kind of guidance you would expect from a mother to her young son. And while he didn't necessarily follow all the advice, he never forgot how very important those words—and that letter—were to him. Decades later, on the verge of parenthood himself,

Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
Why I'm Like This
Cynthia Kaplan

Cynthia Kaplan takes us on a hilarious and sometimes heartbreaking journey through her unique, uncensored world—her bungled romantic encounters and unsung theatrical experiences; her gadget-obsessed father, her pill-popping therapist, and her eccentric grandmothers; her fearless husband, whom she engages in an ongoing battle over which of them is the most popular person in their apartment; and, of course, her vengeful, power-hungry one-year-old son.

Kaplan's voice is a

Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
Stories Grandparents Tell About Their Grandchildren
Bill Adler

Stories Grandparents Tell About Their Grandchildren is a touching and humorous collection of anecdotes and memories from grandparents about their grandchildren. From the pranks and charm of small tots to the adventures and achievements of older grandchildren, these stories are sure to strike a familiar chord in anyone who is -- or has -- a grandparent. Both personal and universal, this collection is about real life and the challenges and wonders of the world we live in. Most of all,

Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
An Innocent, a Broad
Ann Leary

When Ann Leary and her husband, then unknown actor-comedian Denis Leary, flew to London in the early nineties for a brief getaway during Ann's second trimester of pregnancy, neither anticipated the adventure that was in store for them. The morning after their arrival, Ann's water broke as they strolled through London's streets. A week later their son, Jack, was born weighing only two pounds, six ounces, and it would be five long months before mother and son could return to the

Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite
Sometimes I Feel Like a Nut: Essays and Observations
Jill Kargman

Demonstrating Woody Allen's magical math equation, comedy = tragedy + time, a sensational collection of witty essays about life, love, hate, kids, work, school, and more from the author of The Ex-Mrs. Hedgefund and Arm Candy

Jill Kargman is a mother, wife, and writer living the life in New York City . . . a life that includes camping out in a one-bedroom apartment with some unfortunate (and furry) roommates, battling the Momzillas of

Publisher:
search | places | people | sentiment | keywords | category | composite