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Pop Culture: The Sane Man's Guide to the Insane World of New Fatherhood

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A smart, hip, and exhilaratingly funny primer for today’s father

Once upon a time being a good dad meant doling out bowls of Frankenberry to the kids on weekends while your wife slept until eight. Today it means juggling bilingual board books, Baby Bjorns, and chilled bottles of pre-pumped breast milk. Fortunately, new and prospective fathers have the equivalent of a Sher
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published May 2nd 2006 by Penguin Books (first published April 25th 2006)
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Matt
Sep 26, 2014 Matt rated it really liked it
It's a funny book with some actual information. Luckily, it doesn't stray too far into "dude, you're having a kid", but isn't in-depth in a lot of subjects. If you want to read in-depth, suck it up and read the books your partner is reading like the Mayo clinic series or something similar. This was the first book I read on the subject, and it's a good way to ease into it.
Andrew
Nov 20, 2011 Andrew rated it really liked it
My wife bought me this book as I prepare for fatherhood. It was meant to be funny, but I thought that book was also useful. It did make me laugh though too.
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Parenting books aimed at fathers are always a better read than those aimed at mothers. All the same useful information, but with a humorous take.
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