I Thought Labor Ended When the Baby Was Born (Baby Blues Collection) (Paperback)

I Thought Labor Ended When the Baby Was Born (Baby Blues Collection) By Jerry Scott, Rick Kirkman Cover Image
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"Anyone with children, or anyone who even likes being around children, will find something to laugh about in Baby Blues." -Blade Citizen, Oceanside, CA

Who can resist adorably wide-eyed Zoe MacPherson? Certainly not her parents, Wanda and Darryl, a mid-thirties career couple who've become mommy and daddy. But, like the millions of parents who flock to this engaging comic strip, the MacPhersons also find parenthood more rewarding-and frustrating-than they'd expected. Each day of this incisive and entertaining comic series, millions empathize with them as they face the joys and demands of parenting.

I Thought Labor Ended When the Baby Was Born is a heartwarming collection from Baby Blues creators Rick Kirkman and Jerry Scott. Developed in 1990 after Kirkman became a neophyte dad, Baby Blues appeals to anyone who's witnessed the eye-opening experiences only a baby can bring. Moms, for example, relate to Wanda, a former midlevel career woman who now stays home full-time to care for the mostly adorable Zoe. Dads connect with rattled-but-determined Darryl, as he still staggers off to an office each day despite mind-boggling changes life has wrought at home. Together, Mom and Dad juggle and struggle to decipher their new relationship, wondering where romance fits in, whether they're "parentnoid," and how they're affecting their daughter.

Artist Rick Kirkman and writer Jerry Scott know about parenting and provide a hilarious, yet true-to-life, view of this mixed blessing.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780836217445
ISBN-10: 0836217446
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC
Publication Date: March 1st, 1994
Pages: 130
Language: English
Series: Baby Blues Collection