Baby Not on Board: A Celebration of Life without Kids

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Chronicle Books, Sep 21, 2012 - Humor - 144 pages
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For anyone who's wondered, "Why have kids when I could have fun instead?" here's a warm and hilarious welcome to the wonderful world of unparenting! The childfree life is growing in popularity, and finally here is a book that celebrates the wisdom and wonder of that choice. For those who cherish their white shag carpet and glass coffee table, this highly interactive book with quizzes, sidebars, and handy checklists offers a range of helpful, unparenting information including ways to throw oneself an unbaby shower and strategies for coping with dreaded OPCs (other people's children). Baby Not on Board reminds us all that having a baby is great, but NOT having a baby is really, really great.
 

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User Review  - LSS312 - LibraryThing

This isn't a book for people looking to decide whether or not to have kids - it's a book for people who have already made the decision. It's a humorous book, not meant to be taken seriously. In all ... Read full review

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User Review  - kf4vkp - LibraryThing

This is kind of cute, some of it boring. It's like a cosmo mag on being childfree. It's got quizes and jokes, but no real substance. Not something I'd recommend. If you plan to purchase a book to help you decide to have kids or not I recomend 'Childfree and loving it' instead. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
Other Peoples Children
63
The Meaning of Life
93
DoubtBusters
119
Afterword
141
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Jennifer L. Shawne is the author of Instant Weddings. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two feline child substitutes, Mim and Gita.

Anoushka Matus's illustrations appear regularly in numerous international magazines. She currently lives with her husband and son in Zurich, Switzerland.

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