8 rule for dating my teenage daughter

A New York Times bestseller, the book has proven popular for parents, teenagers, and former teenagers everywhere.

It was the inspiration for the ABC show 8 Simple Rules, starring the late John Ritter.

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A nationally syndicated columnist with the Rocky Mountain News, Cameron gained national attention with the publication of 8 SIMPLE RULES in hardcover, becoming a regular contributor to Time's "Your Family" column and a featured story on CNN, CBS's The Early Show, and in People magazine.

), 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.

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.It might be sexist, but as a former teenage girl, I can certainly still laugh at it, as can Jim. We lasted about halfway through the first cassette (yes, I said cassette), and I just had to turn it off because it was such a load of sexist crap!!!This was really funny, even if parts of it were a little dated (no cell phones yet).Beginning with the warning signs (#5: Your car insurance suddenly costs more than the car), the book covers dating (Rule #2: Keep your hands and eyes off my daughter's body or I will remove them), the telephone (seemingly wired to her nervous system), braces (the costliest metal on earth), the first job, and more."Cameron's take on the angst felt by every father of a teenage daughter is witty, wise, and excruciatingly on the money" (Charles Shyer, writer and director, Father of the Bride I and II).Or maybe you've got a little girl, and are trying to figure out how to prevent her from becoming a teenager.(Good luck.) Or maybe you once were a teenage daughter.The reason is simple: he expresses something very true in a very funny way, examining j A nationally syndicated columnist with the Rocky Mountain News, Cameron gained national attention with the publication of 8 SIMPLE RULES in hardcover, becoming a regular contributor to Time's "Your Family" column and a featured story on CNN, CBS's The Early Show, and in People magazine.The reason is simple: he expresses something very true in a very funny way, examining just what happens when Daddy's little girl becomes a teenager.Many people say that you need to purchase the audio book version. I was reading out loud so I guess that was just like having the audio book...??? He is hysterical and even if you don't have children or remember your own childhood, you will be smiling and noding along as you read.My parents were even in the car for some of it, and it had them chuckling in the back seat from all the memories of my teenage years no doubt. My husband and I checked the audiobook out from the library when we went on a road trip.