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When I read the title to this book I had to laugh.
I don't think this book is particularly well written, and by the last page I found myself mostly disgusted with the parents who felt compelled to share their stories.
I'm not against being lazy; I just think one should accept it for what it is and get on with things.
This is a wonderful and refreshing book, perfect for any parent who wonders what is good and what is bad for your child, in the end you have to trust your own judgment and what you... Read morePublished on February 24, 2011 by Brandy Fortune
Got this book awhile ago and finally got around to reading it. Some of the stories were intriguing but most were not. I do like Babble and read the blog occasionally. Read morePublished on January 26, 2011 by Chipmunk Paw
Yet another blog turned book, and yet another disappointment.
A collection of parents complaining and/or feeling sorry for themselves. Read more
This is a book of flippant stories by parents who want to justify their laziness. I was not impressed by the first few essays and couldn't finish reading it. Read morePublished on March 25, 2010 by Samuel Sonne
I thought this book would be stories of bad things parents have done "because it seemed like a good idea at the time" or through misjudgment, mistake, or new-parent senility. Read morePublished on March 4, 2010 by D. Scott
Most of these stories aren't terribly "extreme"; unless you're the kind of parent who cuts your 2-year-old's Cheerios in half, you probably won't be shocked by much in here. Read morePublished on February 18, 2010 by Alexis Coxon
Parenting can be full of compromise and unexpected events. We all have to choose the things that we find important and let go of the things that don't matter. Read morePublished on January 7, 2010 by whitewave
The reviews for this book so surprised me that they've prompted me, after years of interaction with Amazon, to write my first review. Read morePublished on January 4, 2010 by S. J. Poorman
I leave this one in our guest bathroom.
We have five children, all within 6 years of one another. They are wonderful. Read more