Thursday, June 14, 2007

Daddy Needs A Drink Before Playtime

SANTA FE, N.M. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Dads, if you want to make playtime with your kids really fun, have a cocktail before you bust out Candyland.

That’s the suggestion from parenting pro Robert Wilder who has written a book called – what else? – Daddy Needs A Drink (Delta), where he talks about his experiences as a proud papa.

Wilder admits that with the non-stop craziness of parenting, Daddy may actually need a drink from time to time.

Says Wilder: “Being a dad can get pretty intense, so once in a while it’s okay to crack open a beer at a barbecue, even if your kids are around. If it’s done in moderation, there’s no reason why dads can’t enjoy a brew in between diaper changes sometimes.”

But booze may also be the key to enjoying playtime with your kids.

Wilder explains, “A cocktail can really enhance a game of Barbies or Thomas The Tank. If you have a drink before you play, you won’t mind sitting on the floor with your kids for an hour making engine sounds because you’re more relaxed. The kids will have fun because you’re having fun. This way, everyone wins.”

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