An American sitcom starring John Ritter most popular before his untimely passing in 2003.

"Cameron's take on the angst felt by every father of a teenage daughter is witty, wise, and excruciatingly on the money" (Charles Shyer, writer and director, Father of the Bride I and II).

Many people say that you need to purchase the audio book version. I was reading out loud so I guess that was just like having the audio book...???

My parents were even in the car for some of it, and it had them chuckling in the back seat from all the memories of my teenage years no doubt.

It might be sexist, but as a former teenage girl, I can certainly still laugh at it, as can Jim. :-) My husband and I checked the audiobook out from the library when we went on a road trip. He is hysterical and even if you don't have children or remember your own childhood, you will be smiling and noding along as you read. When I got home, it took me a few hours to recognize the need to purchase this Audible book. When I got home, it took me a few hours to recognize the need to purchase this Audible book.

A nationally syndicated columnist with the Rocky Mountain News, Cameron gained national attention with the publication of 8 SIMPLE RULES in hardcover, becoming a regular contributor to Time's "Your Family" column and a featured story on CNN, CBS's The Early Show, and in People magazine.

The reason is simple: he expresses something very true in a very funny way, examining j A nationally syndicated columnist with the Rocky Mountain News, Cameron gained national attention with the publication of 8 SIMPLE RULES in hardcover, becoming a regular contributor to Time's "Your Family" column and a featured story on CNN, CBS's The Early Show, and in People magazine.

The reason is simple: he expresses something very true in a very funny way, examining just what happens when Daddy's little girl becomes a teenager.

Beginning with the warning signs (#5: Your car insurance suddenly costs more than the car), the book covers dating (Rule #2: Keep your hands and eyes off my daughter's body or I will remove them), the telephone (seemingly wired to her nervous system), braces (the costliest metal on earth), the first job, and more.

We lasted about halfway through the first cassette (yes, I said cassette), and I just had to turn it off because it was such a load of sexist crap!!! This past weekend, I saw an older edition of a paperback version of this book at one of my nearest local discount stores. Yes, it is the abridged version (which really makes me angry for it being so, so short) but when you couple that with the comic nature of the book, this version sure set me into a comic relief point This past weekend, I saw an older edition of a paperback version of this book at one of my nearest local discount stores. Yes, it is the abridged version (which really makes me angry for it being so, so short) but when you couple that with the comic nature of the book, this version sure set me into a comic relief point that restores my health to "normal" mode.