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Need a break . . . now? Horizontal Parenting offers 50 hilarious and effective activities designed to entertain kids while you lie down.
Children are exhausting! In the marathon of modern parenting, everyone needs a break—just 10 precious minutes to rest your body and tune out the chaos. Enter horizontal parenting, the super-simple parenting hack for everyone, everywhere. With creative and practical advice for overworked parents and caretakers who "just need a minute," this book includes 50 fun, effective, and hilarious games to play with toddlers and children while lying down.
Relax and let your little ones release some energy while you catch your breath (and maybe even a few Zs). All you need is a comfortable surface, a few household items, and your child's imagination, and you too can master the sanity-saving art of horizontal parenting.
CLASSIC AND NEW GAMES: Featuring fresh twists on classic games alongside funny new activities, Horizontal Parenting is packed with amusing games, including:
- What's on My Butt
- Hide and Seek-ish
- Don't Wake the Giant
- Railroad to Relaxation
- And many more!
EASY FUN: These 50 activities to keep your kids engaged and keep you lying down offer hours of entertainment for children and toddlers—no endless supply lists, screens, or batteries needed!
AWARD-WINNING CREATORS: Michelle Woo is an award-winning journalist. She was the parenting editor at Lifehacker and her work has appeared on CNN, Jezebel, Gizmodo, Narratively, and in USA Today. Dasha Tolstikova is an award-winning author and illustrator whose work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the New Yorker.
- Moms, dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and caretakers of kids ages 2+
- Entertaining kids during long days at home
- Baby shower or birthday gift for parents of toddlers
- Stocking stuffers for new (or seasoned!) parents
About the Author
Dasha Tolstikova is an award-winning author and illustrator. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the New Yorker, among others. She lives in New York City.
Michelle Woo is an award-winning journalist. She was the parenting editor at Lifehacker, where she wrote about tricks and strategies to make life as a parent easier, and even fun. Her work has appeared on CNN, Jezebel, Gizmodo, Narratively, and in USA Today. She lives in Southern California.