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ITEM# 2261217
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    An indispensable survival manual for guys 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.

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    ISBN 9780743251549
    Genre FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Fatherhood
    Format Paperback
    Pages 240
    Publisher Date 2004-05-04 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Simon & Schuster
    Copyright Year 2004
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.85 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Practical Handbook for New Dads
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Greenberg, Gary
    Dimensions 8.0x6.0x1.0

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    • Great!
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      There is so much great information in here to help anyone (father and mother) with taking care of a new baby! A lot of it is stuff that you probably have never even thought about doing.

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    • perfect for new dads!
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      My husband was given this book when we got pregnant with our first, and we have since given copies to other new parents. It's a GREAT tool for dads, especially for those who are not otherwise big readers. The information is presented in a hilarious way (we were in tears from laughter at various parts), but is actually very practical! Each chapter is brief, to-the-point, and contains lots of pictures (something my hubby considers to be a must). Have fun and enjoy!

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      This book was given to my son in law, when he was anticipating the birth of the first child. He carried it with him everywhere--reading it on the train, at work to others--etc. This is the BEST gift for a soon to be father ever.

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    • Excellent, hilarious, and practical.

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    • Fabulous New Father Gift
      Verified Purchase

      This book was given to my son in law, when he was anticipating the birth of the first child. He carried it with him everywhere--reading it on the train, at work to others--etc. This is the BEST gift for a soon to be father ever.

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    • Great!
      Verified Purchase

      There is so much great information in here to help anyone (father and mother) with taking care of a new baby! A lot of it is stuff that you probably have never even thought about doing.

      Read More
    • perfect for new dads!
      Verified Purchase

      My husband was given this book when we got pregnant with our first, and we have since given copies to other new parents. It's a GREAT tool for dads, especially for those who are not otherwise big readers. The information is presented in a hilarious way (we were in tears from laughter at various parts), but is actually very practical! Each chapter is brief, to-the-point, and contains lots of pictures (something my hubby considers to be a must). Have fun and enjoy!

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    • Excellent, hilarious, and practical.

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