Be Prepared: A Practical Handbook for New Dads - by Gary Greenberg & Jeannie Hayden (Paperback)

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Dimensions (Overall): 9.01 Inches (H) x 6.04 Inches (W) x .59 Inches (D)
Weight: .87 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 240
Genre: Family + Relationships
Sub-Genre: Parenting
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Theme: Fatherhood
Format: Paperback
Author: Gary Greenberg & Jeannie Hayden
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 2004
TCIN: 11815697
UPC: 9780743251549
Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-7556
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


About the Book

A veritable boot camp for dads-to-be and new fathers, this hilarious, pertinent, and indispensable guide features monotony-busting outings for each month, products dads can't live without, and ideas for making toys out of household items.

Book Synopsis

An indispensable survival manual for men entering the trenches of fatherhood, Be Prepared is loaded with one-of-a-kind insights, MacGyver-esque tips and tricks, and no-nonsense advice for mastering the first year as a dad.

Finally, a book that teaches men all the things they really need to know about fatherhood...including how to:

-Change a baby at a packed sports stadium
-Create a decoy drawer full of old wallets, remote controls, and cell phones to throw baby off the scent of your real gear
-Stay awake (or at least upright) at work
-Babyproof a hotel room in four minutes flat
-Construct an emergency diaper out of a towel, a sock, and duct tape

Packed with helpful diagrams and detailed instructions, and delivered with a wry sense of humor, Be Prepared is the ultimate guide for sleep-deprived, applesauce-covered fathers everywhere.

Review Quotes

"If you're a new dad, keep a copy of Be Prepared by your bedside. It's funny, informative, and -- let's be honest -- it's not like you're going to be sleeping anyway."
--Paul Reiser, New York Times bestselling author of Babyhood
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.59 inches length x 6.04 inches width x 9.01 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.87 pounds
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5.0 out of 5 stars with 3 reviews
100% would recommend
1 recommendations

Great book

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Kim - 6 years ago, Verified purchaser
My husband purchased multiple baby books and this is his favorite. Very humorous and targets dads.
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