How to Survive Parenthood

  • Imprint: Summersdale
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 96
  • Price: £4.99
  • Publication date: 4 April 2011
  • ISBN: 9781849531375

About the book

You’re back from hospital clutching your precious bundle — then you realise you’ve got your Louis Vuitton bag but left the baby behind! You need survival skills: 

  • COURAGE: for the crying, the waking in the night and the tantrums — and when the baby starts that too it’s even worse.
  • PATIENCE: of a saint, and the disposable income of a Premier League footballer.

Who knows, your kids might be perfect. You will be hated by every other parent, but that’s a small price to pay, isn’t it?

About the author

Clive Whichelow is a journalist and comedy writer. He has written for Rory Bremner, Jonathan Ross, Spitting Image and many others as well as for The Mail on Sunday, the Daily Express and the Daily Mirror.

Mike Haskins is a writer and researcher who has worked on TV providing scripts for everyone from Simon Pegg to Christopher Biggins. He has worked on radio series featuring Des O’Connor, Bruce Forsyth and Brian Eno (although sadly not all at the same time). He has worked for many years with Griff Rhys Jones and has written (or co-written) a vast pile of books including the bestselling joke collection Man Walks Into A Bar.


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