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Author Edgerton, Clyde, 1944-

Title Papadaddy's book for new fathers : advice to dads of all ages / Clyde Edgerton ; drawings by Daniel Wallace.

Imprint New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
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Edition 1st ed.
Description vxii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Summary An author and father of four children ranging in age from five to 30 years old offers humorous, heartfelt, creative and inspired advice based on his experiences and lessons learned through three decades of parenting.
Contents Author's note -- Preface -- Getting ready -- Preliminaries -- Not long before the birth -- Baby arrival and follow-up -- The birth -- Back home -- Settling in -- Cursing in front of baby -- Stuff your children will say to each other and to you : (and what to say back, sometimes) -- What you do and say that they'll remember -- Later on -- Preparations -- Miscellaneous -- The long view and avoiding "factor bad" -- Concepts and tests -- The simple theory I: full child / client / product / -- The simple theory II: normative / calculative / -- Alienated -- The simple theory III: strategies -- Describe, predict, explain -- How to avoid "factor bads" -- Predicability, composure -- Play -- Reward, punishment, and anger -- Respect -- Modeling by volunteering -- Finally -- Getting fixed (for fathers only, please).
Subject Fatherhood.
Call # 791.37 EDGERTON
ISBN 9780316056922
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