The Three-Martini Playdate : A Practical Guide to Happy Parenting (Paperback)

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*Author: Mellor, Christie *Subtitle: A Practical Guide to Happy Parenting *Publication Date: 2004/03/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 7.50

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Publisher Chronicle Books Llc
Mfg Part# 9780811840545
SKU 35206408
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0811840549
Release Date 4/1/2004
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Dimensions (in Inches) 7.5H x 5.5L x 0.5T
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Annotation This is a humorous manifesto aimed squarely at parents who spoil their children. With catchy titles for short chapters like "Screaming: Is It Necessary?," "Child Labor: Not Just For the Third World," "'Children's Music': Why?" and "Bedtime: Is 5:30 Too Early?," author Christie Mellor points out that adults' lives currently revolve around their offspring, a relatively new development. She opens the book with a peroration against parents who do next to nothing when their kids are behaving violently toward their playmates. She later tackles the new practice of people devoting their lives to keeping their children entertained practically every minute. Mellor's retro attitude toward child-rearing seems quite avant-garde in today's climate. The text is illustrated with pictures of vintage paper dolls slightly altered by the author to be holding various alcoholic beverages.
Editors Note Parents were here first! How did the kids suddenly take control? Sure the world has changed from the days when children were supposed to be seen and not heard?but things have gotten a little out of hand. What about some quality time for the grownups? Author Christie Mellor's hilarious, personal, refreshing, and actually quite useful advice delightfully rights the balance between parent and child. In dozens of short, wickedly funny chapters, she skewers today's parental absurdities and reminds us how to make child-rearing a kick. With recipes, helpful hints, and illustrations, this high-spirited book is the only book parents will really need?and enjoy.
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