Rule #1 in the parenting handbook: "Keep 'em off guard." Then along comes Cathy Hamilton (a forty-something mother of two, by the way) who blows the whole cover for fatherdom. Okay, Dad will still have a trick or two up his sleeve, but Dadgummit goes a long way toward giving the "other side" some boisterously entertaining explanations about parental messages. Consider the author's take on this dadism: "Let's nip this in the bud right now." Dads love nipping things in the bud. Some dads could go around bud-nipping all day. ...

Dadgummit: More Dadisms 2005, Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780740750274