Dad Desperately In Need of Training Wheels

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About the author:
Rockville, MD resident Paul A. Stankus is a train scribe who can usually be found composing in the last car of DC Metro's Red Line. Over the last six years, he has written over 200 short stories, poems, and two books during his 45 minute each way daily commute to a quasi-non-profit in Washington DC.

Paul leads a weekly virtual poetry jam called DreadPoet's Storytime. In three years, it has grown from a handful of participants to over a hundred daily attendees who shout out a name, a place, and an action for the DreadPoet to compose a poem on the spot. He has written over 130 impromptu verses.

Paul is always on the look-out for what he terms, "the theatre of the absurd"-those real-life moments that are often stranger than fiction.

Dad Desperately In Need of Training Wheels
 

Authored by Paul A. Stankus

Paul thought he had caring for a newborn all figured out from studying multiple baby books-that is, until the first diaper was fired. Come follow this Dad Desperately in need of Training Wheels as he navigates food-art explosions, sleepless nights, diaper disasters, and juggling life between work and home during the first four years of his son Alex's life. Somehow, in the midst of all this chaos, while being bamboozled by his offspring at every turn, he learns a little about himself. As Paul says, "Watching myself be proven completely wrong was one of the happiest moments of my life."

This hilarious and heart-warming collection of stories is a must-read for any parent, grandparent, or someone about to become a parent.


Publication Date:
2012-04-02
ISBN/EAN13:
1469943727 / 9781469943725
Page Count:
264
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
5.5" x 8.5"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Family & Relationships / Parenting / Fatherhood




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