Shut Up and Eat: Tales of Chicken, Children and Chardonnay

Paperback | March 21, 2010

byKathy Buckworth

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Shut Up and Eat!, humourist and parenting author Kathy Buckworth applies her razor-sharp wit to an examination of the family meal.

Experts claim that sitting down to eat together can prevent children from getting into trouble while simultaneously creating close-knit families. In Buckworth’s opinion, that’s an awful lot to expect from a meatloaf! What about the son who thinks his food tastes better on the blue plate with the fish? Or the daughter who won’t eat anything green? And let’s not even talk about the mom who’d rather be doing anything but standing in front of the stove (drinking a glass of wine comes immediately to mind).

Laugh-out-loud funny, more accurate than most of us would care to admit-and with a few recipes thrown in for good measure-

Shut Up and Eat! is a must-read for any woman who’s ever wondered: What the hell am I cooking tonight?

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In Shut Up and Eat!, humourist and parenting author Kathy Buckworth applies her razor-sharp wit to an examination of the family meal. Experts claim that sitting down to eat together can prevent children from getting into trouble while simultaneously creating close-knit families. In Buckworth’s opinion, that’s an awful lot to expect fro...

KATHY BUCKWORTH is the author of several parenting humour books, including, The BlackBerry Diaries: Adventures in Modern Motherhood; Journey to the Darkside: Supermom Goes Home; and The Secret Life of Supermom. She is the only two-time winner of the Professional Writers Association of Canada Excellence in Humour Writing Award, and her ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.3 × 0.7 inPublished:March 21, 2010Publisher:Key Porter BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1554702801

ISBN - 13:9781554702800

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hilarious I want to start by thanking the author Kathy Buckworth for her great work. This book is soooo funny and so realistic. Everything happening in this book, I've been in one of those situations one time or another or know someone who had some of these experiences. It is an easy book to read, easy to understand, funny, relaxing and especially, not long enough. I wish it would have been a lot longer just because it's a great book. I've even bought 2 more books and gave them away as gifts so my family and friend could laugh as hard as I did. If you want a fun, relaxing book to read, I do recommend this book tremendously. Enjoy !
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Praise for The BlackBerry Diaries “Buckworth writes unapologetically and with sharp wit about balancing the needs of her children and family life while finding pure escapist delights through her BlackBerry, lovingly named Seamus.”-The Ottawa Citizen Praise for Journey to the Darkside: “Journey to the Darkside is the rare exception to the rule of supposedly funny mommy memoirs (the rule being that people should stop publishing them). Buckworth is perceptive, smart and absolutely hilarious. -Toronto Star “.uproariously funny.”-Canadian Living Praise for The Secret Life of SuperMom “Buckworth kinda takes the pressure off, doesn’t she? And the mask, too.of the tough (impossible?) job of being a SuperMom.”-Today’s Parent “This book will save you. It’s a hilarious account of the trials and tribulations of child care-written with such a great sense of humour by a young woman who is right in the midst of it all.”-Amazon.com