"My Teenage Son's Goal in Life Is to Make Me Feel 3,500 Years Old"

By Dave Barry

  • Release Date: 2013-02-05
  • Genre: Humor


The popular humorist shares his hilarious observations and parenting and fatherhood.

Dave Barry isn't just funny. His hilarious syndicated newspaper column and numerous best-selling books have sparked the kind of adulation that's often reserved for rock stars or world leaders. His wit cuts right to the core of life’s absurdities.

In “My Teenage Son's Greatest Goal in Life Is to Make Me Feel 3,500 Years Old” and Other Thoughts on Parenting from Dave Barry, Dave shares his hopes, fears, and insights about his own stint as a father. “Most people make babies out to be very complicated, but the truth is they have only three moods: Mood One: Just about to cry. Mood Two: Crying. Mood Three: Just finished crying.”