Crouching Father, Hidden Toddler: A Zen Guide for New Dads
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Crouching Father, Hidden Toddler contains the treasured wisdom that will help new dads master the Buddha-like patience required to be on the receiving end of projectile pureed spinach, sleep-deprived moms, and toys with Some Assembly Required. Experienced dad and aspiring guru C.W. Nevius expounds on the ancient concept of wu wei (i.e., going with the flow) as well as some...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published April 27th 2006 by Chronicle Books (first published 2006)
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Clay Mabbitt
The title is a bit misleading. This book is definitely for fathers or newborns. It was entertaining, but I was busy reading things with "infant" and "baby" in the title when this book would have done me the most good.

That being said, the book is a very quick, informative, and irreverent read. Perfect for an overwhelmed new papa.
Jeff Maxwell
This is such a funny, simple, Zen approach to ideas and concepts of fatherhood. For example, associating your breast-feeding wife to a cow will get you murdered -- and there isn't a jury in the world that would convict her. It's a quick read, it's funny, and it's recommended.
Debbe H
Cute book and good for parents who are feeling overwhelmed and guilty as a means of reassurance that they are not alone. Very short but amusing and informative.
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