Sam Holden Diary of a Hapless Househusband

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Diary of a Hapless Househusband

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When father-of-two Sam loses his job, he reluctantly agrees to stay at home while his wife returns to work. Secretly thinking this whole parenthood thing a breeze of jaunts to the park and occasionally attending a civilised play date or two, Sam quickly realises just what exactly it means to be a stay-at-home parent.

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Sam Holden is the pen name of an author and journalist. He lives in Wiltshire with his wife and two children. This book is partially based on his experience of (briefly) swapping roles with his wife.

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"A very very funny and often touching account of one man's struggle to try and run Planet Home. This book should be compulsory reading for every bloke who wonders what his wife is making all that fuss about -- and for every woman who has wanted to kill that bloke." Allison Pearson "This book actually made me laugh out loud and I stayed up way past my bedtime to finish it! A funny and different take on parenthood, well paced, with believable characters and perceptive insight into the chaos that often surrounds young children." My Weekly "It is a hilarious read and so true to life, it should be compulsory reading for all husbands." www.bettybookmark.co.uk "laugh out loud" The Sun

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