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Publisher's Summary

Married couples with children divorce 40 percent of the time. In less than three years after that divorce, chances are both mom and dad are remarried, and probably each to someone who has kids of their own. The single most explosive and divisive issue in those marriages? Stepparenting. Wouldn't it be nice if we all lived in a bubble gum and sugar plum world where, without a ripple on Lake Placid, kids embraced stepparents and appreciated their contributions? Where stepsiblings didn't compete for attention and argue over favorites and fairness? Well, we don't. So what we need when stepparenting is a good plan.

A plan for blending, or blendering if you will, the disparate stepchildren and their parents into a chunky smoothie of stepfamily goodness. How To Screw Up Your Kids helps the parents everyone predicts will fail prove all the naysayers wrong. Through the use of practical human relations principles and the author's achingly honest and often hilarious stories, listeners will learn to envision and instill a unique set of family values and culture into their new household, and by God, have fun doing it.

©2012 Pamela Fagan Hutchins (P)2013 Pamela Fagan Hutchins

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What disappointed you about How To Screw Up Your Kids?

I felt like she was lecturing me. I was too annoyed to finish the book!

Would you ever listen to anything by Pamela Fagan Hutchins again?

No way.

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It was about average for me

I enjoyed the narrator's voice. The content was a little weak. However I would recommend it.

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  • Natalie
  • CANTON, MI, United States
  • 01-07-14

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Is there anything you would change about this book?

Great writer, but I wish the book was based on more then one blended families experience.

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