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Hickory Daiquiri Dock: A toast to parenting

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After a long day of playgrounds, finger painting, diapers and a couple of rounds of the world’s favorite backseat games of “But Why?” and “Stop Touching Me!” anyone who has had the joy of being a new parent (or babysitter) can understand the allure of Mother’s Little Helper. (If you do not know what that is or never felt the compulsion to imbibe, please do not tell me. Just let me sip the tea of old age and poor child-rearing skills.) Since Valium seems to have fallen out of favor, Tim Federle’s Hickory Daiquiri Dock: Cocktails with a Nursery Rhyme Twist (Running Press, $15.00) gives parents and parent sympathizers a 21st-century alternative. Disguised cleverly as a picture board book, Hickory…

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