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Title The dadly virtues : adventures from the worst job you'll ever love / edited by Jonathan V. Last.

Publication Info. West Conshohocken, Pa. : Templeton Press, 2015.
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Description 180 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents Introduction: On fatherhood, manliness, and failure / by Jonathan V. Last -- What do men get from fatherhood? Besides what they put in... / by P. J. O'Rourke -- Newborn terror: the moment you realize that "bundle of joy" is a euphemism for something very different / by Matthew Continetti -- Siblings the best gift you'll ever give your kids / by Stephen F. Hayes -- Television and kids: the beauty and pain of TV / by James Lileks -- Get your kid a dog: the moral case for pets / by Jonah Goldberg -- In praise of adventure: how to fill a child's life with excitement and danger (without getting them killed) / by Tucker Carlson -- Catechesis: teaching your kid about God / by Larry Miller -- It's just as bad the second time around / by Joe Queenan -- Sports advice for the care and feeding of the child-athlete / by David Burge (aka Iowahawk) -- The dark side: bad parenting and the things we think, but do not say / by Toby Young -- The talk: the birds and bees aren't what they used to be / by Matt Labash -- Dating: enjoy the movie and please keep the impregnation to a minimum / by Michael Graham -- College: it's not as bad as you think; it's worse / by Christopher Caldwell -- Emerging adults and empty nesters: just when you had fatherhood all figured out / by Andrew Ferguson -- Love and marriage: how to talk to your kids about the most important decision they'll ever make / by Rob Long -- Thanks, Grandpa: Grandfatherhood and the spirit of the age / by Joseph Epstein.
Summary From the all-star cast who brought you The Seven Deadly Virtues comes a book with a look at the good life or the crazy-stressful-overwhelmed life of a father. The Dadly Virtues is a tongue-in-cheek collection of encouragement and guidance for any stage of fatherhood, from pacifying babies to prepping for senior prom, from cutting the cord to getting the first, "Best Grandpa" t-shirt. --Provided by publisher.
Subject Fathers -- Humor.
Fatherhood -- Anecdotes.
Child rearing -- Humor.
Fatherhood -- Humor.
Conduct of life -- Humor.
Virtues -- Humor.
Life skills -- Humor.
Genre Humor.
Added Author O'Rourke, P. J., author.
Continetti, Matthew, contributor.
Hayes, Stephen F., contributor.
Lileks, James, contributor.
Goldberg, Jonah, contributor.
Carlson, Tucker, contributor.
Miller, Larry, 1953- contributor.
Queenan, Joe, contributor.
Burge, David, contributor.
Young, Toby, 1963- contributor.
Labash, Matt, contributor.
Graham, Michael, contributor.
Caldwell, Christopher, contributor.
Ferguson, Andrew, 1956- contributor.
Long, Rob, contributor.
Epstein, Joseph, contributor.
Last, Jonathan V., 1974- editor.
ISBN 9781599474892 hardcover
1599474891 hardcover
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