Dad Rules: Notes on Fatherhood, the World's Best Job

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., Jan 1, 2010 - Humor - 149 pages
Following on the heels of his successful book on grandfatherhood (Grandpa Rules), veteran comedy writer Michael Milligan set his sights on the joys and stresses of fatherhood. A response to all those dad books full of empty platitudes and hokey lessons, Dad Rules is a book for the hip dad who can use a laugh (if not a drink) at the end of another trying day with his kids. A perfect gift for the dads in your life, this book is laugh-out-loud funny and offers useful insights and tips on how to embrace the world?s greatest job.

It includes: Tips on what to really expect when you?re expecting How to survive on two hours of sleep a night The joys of dropping the kids off at Grandma?s How to babysit and watch football at the same time And much more!
 

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Contents

From Peter Pan to Pregnancy Suit
11
Round Round Round Round
21
The Theory of Relativity
31
Teach Your Children Well
39
Lets Talk about Sex
49
The SevenYear Glitch
59
Lets Do It Again
71
Angels to Demons The Tween
77
Class Action
97
Dancing with Wolves
103
Going Going Gone
111
Creative Embarrassment
117
Get Back on the Horse
127
Gentlemen Start Your Search
133
Fire Up the Blender
143
Copyright

The High School Years
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Michael Milligan has been a comedy writer for more than thirty years, with credits including Good Times, Maude, All in the Family, The Jeffersons, and Dear John. He is also the author of Grandpa Rules, and, with his wife, Jill, Grandma Rules and Mom Rules. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Tom Lynch held many positions throughout this life, including that of a story analyst and helicopter pilot. Yet some of his most dangerous and exciting assignments took place at the wheel of the family van as an operational dad under the command of his wife, Cookie. Now retired, Tom and Cookie went on the road and traveled awhile before settling in a retirement community near Palm Springs. He resides in Indio, California.

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