The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook
Publication Date: September 2003
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Forget quicksand and shark attacks, child-rearing is the truly terrifying activity. A screaming baby on an airplane, no diapers (!), monsters hiding in the closet, a long family car trip, the first datethese are the high-risk adventures you need to survive. Fortunately, the authors of the phenomenally best-selling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series now keep parents safe, from cradle to teens. Hands-on, step-by-step instructions show you how to remove objects stuck in a child's nose or gum stuck in hair, and how to survive endless soccer games, slumber parties, and sleep deprivation. From baby-proofing the house to dealing with a dead pet, from the perils of the play-date to explaining about the birds and the bees, this essential guide tells parents what to really expect when your worst-case scenario is all in the family.
Joshua Piven stayed out past curfew, still has temper tantrums, and avoids Brussels sprouts. With David Borgenicht, he is co-author of the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series. He lives in Philadelphia.
David Borgenicht is co-author of all the books in the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series, and the co-parent of beautiful Sophie Borgenicht. He has survived months without a decent night's sleep, as well as diaper disasters no one cares to discuss. He lives in Philadelphia.
Sarah Jordan is a survivor of induced labor, mommy groups, nanny searches, and debates on issues such as tummy time and binky-addiction. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and son.
If you're stranded somewhere dangerous and remote, and you're not sure how you're going to survive — maybe you should read a book. Author Jake Halpern suggests three that will get you out of any tough spot. More at NPR.org
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