From the home pregnancy test to handing out cigars - and beyond... Dads to be often worry more than they let on about the emotional, financial, and physical changes that come with their partners' pregnancies. Here, expectant fathers can find information related to pregnancy, childirth, and baby care, including training to be the birthing coach, how to understand what's ahead for mom; sex during pregnancy; baby-proofing the home; how to prepare for the baby's arrival; getting used to an infant's schedule, and preparing for the unexpected.
'The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Being the Father of the Bride, Second Edition', covers everything every bride's father needs to know to make it from engagement to honeymoon with his sanity (and, if he's lucky, his wallet) intact. Written with the interests of the the bridge in mind, this new edition provides nervous fathers with a new chapter on how to make a memorable wedding day toast, complete with several sample speeches.
An updated handbook for the prospective groom explains the details involved in planning a wedding, including the tasks and expenses handled by the groom and his family, budgeting information, and anecdotes from previous grooms, with updated sections on honeymoon destinations and the roles and responsibilities of the best man and groomsmen. Original.
Say Â“I doÂ” like you mean it Â… Whether the bride and groom want to personalize traditional vows or start from scratch, writing and reciting those all-important words can be a process to treasure rather than a chore to endure. This comprehensive guide includes everything the bride and groom need to write the perfect vows, including tips on early planning with the officiant, a Â“Wish ListÂ” exercise that helps a couple work together when writing their vows, tailoring vows to themed weddings, special help on writing for vow renewals and second marriages, and much more.
WhatÂ's new about the new food pyramids? The release of the USDAÂ's new food pyramids has given rise to thousands of questions. WhatÂ's Â“newÂ” about it? How does it work? What nutritional information is relevant? Add to the questions and controversies the fact that the only source for information on the pyramids is the USDA website, which is difficult to use and unavailable to the millions of Americans without computer access. This authoritative, easy-to-follow guide is the first to explain the new findings clearly, including each of the pyramids and how to choose one that best suits particular health needs.
A tight, well-developed upper body - chest, arms, and neck - is key to looking and feeling your best. Fitness expert Tom Seabourne gives readers the easiest and most effective program for losing fat and tightening and building upper body muscles. This handy pocket guide is fully illustrated with exercise photos and is rich with diet and workout tips. It s the book that any beginner will need to get in shape with the least amount of time and effort. Exercise principles that prepare for a safe, effective workout Targeted exercises that let men and women focus on problem areas Exercises that fit the reader s schedule- at home, at work, or in the gym Workout plan that puts individual exercises to work together
What are they? How do they work? What do they do? There are more than 100,000 active reverse mortgages in the U.S. today, and the number is growing. If Social Security benefits are excluded, about half of all senior citizens would fall below the poverty line based on their income, and for many people over 65, much of their wealth is concentrated in their home equity. As health care costs rise, many people are turning to reverse mortgages for supplemental income. This book outlines, informs, counsels, and lays out the facts on reverse mortgages. -Anticipation of Social Security problems is increasing the popularity of reverse mortgages -More people are expected to turn to reverse mortgages to supplement their income -The Consumers Union of U.S. Inc. says that AARP, HUD, Fannie Mae, and the reverse mortgage industry all agree on the importance of high-quality reverse mortgage counseling and information
Puzzles galore! The most current research shows that brain games keep the mind and memory sharp, and logic bright. Plus, they?re entertaining. Here?s the perfect collection of challenging games, including the latest craze, Sudoku. It also has 200 challenging crosswords, trivia, matching and word games, acrostics, hangman, word jumbles, in 20 different categories (complete with solutions). ?An expert author of several successful puzzle books ?Easy, portable format ?High quality paper for erasing
Being the mother of the bride is a full-time job, often with little or no thanks. With the help of this guide, mothers-in-law-to-be can now tackle the seemingly endless details with calm. Inside, you will find what is to be expected of the mother of the bride (and all the role's no-nos), ways to dissolve the stress around her and reduce her own tension, tips on being the best mother-in-law any groom has ever had, and how to help the bride avoid sticky family situations. Filled with words of wisdom from mothers of the bride who have lived to tell the tale. A great gift idea for the bride to give to her mother.