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The lunch-box chronicles [electronic resource] : Notes from the Parenting Underground. Marion Winik.

Winik, Marion. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780307557643 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2009.

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Summary, etc.: Child Magazine Best Book of the Year"For me, parenting is like dieting. Every day, I wake up filled with resolve and good intentions, perfection in view, and every day I somehow stray from the path. The difference is with dieting, I usually make it to lunch. . . ."With the candor and often hilarious outlook that have made her a beloved commentator on NPR, Marion Winik takes the reader on an unforgettable journey through modern parenthood, with all of its attendant anxieties and joys. A single mother with two small boys, Winik knows exactly what she's talking about, from battles over breakfast and bedtime to the virtues of pre-packaged food and weightier issues like sex education and sibling rivalry. Part memoir and part survival guide, The Lunch-Box Chronicles is an engaging philosophy of parenting from a staunch realist, who knows that kids and their parents both will inevitably fall far short of perfection, and that a "good enough...
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Subject: Nonfiction.
Family & Relationships.
Genre: Electronic books.

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