Some of the funniest sections are Cameron's observations about his daughters' clothing choices: "The heels you wear look like they were designed by the Society for the Promotion of Ankle Sprain.
is an owner's manual for anyone who once had cute little girls and now has teenage daughters and is trying to figure out what happened.
And in this case, the Fathers may suspect it's not easy for their daughters to become women, but those same daughters have no idea how hard it is for fathers to stand by and watch. Bruce Cameron, "Having a child mutate into a teenager is a bit like being an airline passenger who must suddenly take over for a stricken pilot and land the plane.
), teen "logic" ("I asked if I could go out with Lindsey and you said no, so I went out with Courtney"), and, of course, dating, which leads to the 8 Simple Rules.
(Rule #1: if you pull into my driveway and honk, you'd better be delivering a package, because you're sure as heck not picking anything up.)If your little girl has moved out and a teenager has taken her place, this book will help you do something you probably thought was not possible in your situation: laugh. Bruce Cameron has two teenage daughters, and parents everywhere know that means trouble.
From surviving his oldest daughter's first driving lesson to chaperoning (um, spying) at a high school dance, 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter is a must-read for anyone who has been on the receiving end of a teenage girl's torturous behavior.
A free spirited yoga instructor finds true love in a conservative lawyer and they got married on the first date.Rory's taunt changed in every opening sequence (although they were often repeated between non-consecutive episodes).See more » It has been nearly five months since the passing of John Ritter and my eyes still mist at the reality that the viewing public will never again by brought to laughter or even tears by this gifted actor.Parents and teenagers alike will chuckle at the familiarity of Cameron's stories, especially his dating rules: "The following places are not appropriate for a date with my daughter: places where there are beds, sofas or anything softer than a wooden stool; places lacking parents, policemen, or nuns;...places where the ambient temperature is warm enough to wear shorts, tank tops, midriff T-shirts, or anything other than overalls, a sweater, and a goose-down parka zipped up to her chin." It's enough to make parents long for a return to the days of bunny slippers or pigtail-hair, and Cameron knows that all too well.