The Resource Being a dad is weird : lessons in fatherhood from my family to yours, Ben Falcone ; [foreword by Melissa McCarthy]

Being a dad is weird : lessons in fatherhood from my family to yours, Ben Falcone ; [foreword by Melissa McCarthy]

Label
Being a dad is weird : lessons in fatherhood from my family to yours
Title
Being a dad is weird
Title remainder
lessons in fatherhood from my family to yours
Statement of responsibility
Ben Falcone ; [foreword by Melissa McCarthy]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A look at fatherhood from the director, writer, and actor from "The Boss" and "Tammy" combines stories about his own larger-than-life dad and how his experiences raising two daughters with wife Melissa McCarthy have been shaped by his childhood
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TOH
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1973-
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Falcone, Ben
Dewey number
306.874/2092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ756
LC item number
.F3324 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McCarthy, Melissa
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Falcone, Ben
  • Fatherhood
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/writerofforeword
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Label
Being a dad is weird : lessons in fatherhood from my family to yours, Ben Falcone ; [foreword by Melissa McCarthy]
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Melissa McCarthy -- Have good times: or the value of adult friendships for the sanity of parents and children alike -- It's about who you know: or Why having feathered friends will keep your kids from worrying about your creepy job -- Take it all in stride: or Nothing is too big of a deal -- The big sky theory: or Sometimes it's okay to lie to your kids -- Rip off the band-aid: or the argument for truth once in a while -- Parenting through hypochondria: or the time I thought I might be gay -- Not all vacations with your children are magical: or Never take travel advice from a bird-watcher -- Navigating breakfast conversations: or My dad never had to deal with this stuff -- Having children of the opposite gender: or My mom DID have to deal with this stuff -- Parenting the parents: or The art of waking up your dad when he falls asleep on the can -- Admit your faults: or Don't mutilate the chocolate bunnies -- All hail the road warrior: or Being grateful for what matters -- How to be an inspiration to young athletes: p.s. maybe skip the mimosas? -- Admit when you have said, done, or cooked something wrong: or the apology fish -- High school-- let it be a time of poor choices: or Forgive them, for they know not what they do -- My dad's noises: (oh holy shit, I'm making noises) -- It's okay to let them see you sweat: but sometimes I sweat a whole bunch -- Music makes the world go 'round: (this one is easy) -- Stop feeling guilty: your kids are never really bored -- Forget counting sheep when you can't sleep: one of the many reasons it helps to have a sibling -- Foster political ideas: or the time I was an asshole for Halloween -- Learn the rules of the game: or Never leg-whip a priest -- Always support your children: even when they lose their way and take their waiter job way too seriously -- Teach your children the value of money: spend it now -- Find a good lady to spend your life with: but be a good husband -- Appreciate every gesture: for example, the meal that my daughters made me for Father's Day, 2014 -- It's okay to cry: or The art of gathering wine -- Choose happy: and it is a choice
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 216 pages
Isbn
9780062473622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)980911416
  • 1583866
  • (OCoLC)ocn980911416
  • 1583866
Label
Being a dad is weird : lessons in fatherhood from my family to yours, Ben Falcone ; [foreword by Melissa McCarthy]
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Melissa McCarthy -- Have good times: or the value of adult friendships for the sanity of parents and children alike -- It's about who you know: or Why having feathered friends will keep your kids from worrying about your creepy job -- Take it all in stride: or Nothing is too big of a deal -- The big sky theory: or Sometimes it's okay to lie to your kids -- Rip off the band-aid: or the argument for truth once in a while -- Parenting through hypochondria: or the time I thought I might be gay -- Not all vacations with your children are magical: or Never take travel advice from a bird-watcher -- Navigating breakfast conversations: or My dad never had to deal with this stuff -- Having children of the opposite gender: or My mom DID have to deal with this stuff -- Parenting the parents: or The art of waking up your dad when he falls asleep on the can -- Admit your faults: or Don't mutilate the chocolate bunnies -- All hail the road warrior: or Being grateful for what matters -- How to be an inspiration to young athletes: p.s. maybe skip the mimosas? -- Admit when you have said, done, or cooked something wrong: or the apology fish -- High school-- let it be a time of poor choices: or Forgive them, for they know not what they do -- My dad's noises: (oh holy shit, I'm making noises) -- It's okay to let them see you sweat: but sometimes I sweat a whole bunch -- Music makes the world go 'round: (this one is easy) -- Stop feeling guilty: your kids are never really bored -- Forget counting sheep when you can't sleep: one of the many reasons it helps to have a sibling -- Foster political ideas: or the time I was an asshole for Halloween -- Learn the rules of the game: or Never leg-whip a priest -- Always support your children: even when they lose their way and take their waiter job way too seriously -- Teach your children the value of money: spend it now -- Find a good lady to spend your life with: but be a good husband -- Appreciate every gesture: for example, the meal that my daughters made me for Father's Day, 2014 -- It's okay to cry: or The art of gathering wine -- Choose happy: and it is a choice
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxi, 216 pages
Isbn
9780062473622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)980911416
  • 1583866
  • (OCoLC)ocn980911416
  • 1583866

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