How Do You Tuck In A Superhero?: And Other Delightful Mysteries of Raising Boys


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How Do You Tuck In a Superhero? by Rachel Balducci

When Rachel Balducci looks for material for her writing, she doesn't have to look far. Her subject matter can be found climbing through the window, hanging on to the edge of the roof, and rummaging through the refrigerator. Here she chronicles the exuberant, awesome life of boys through bizarre conversations overheard, unbelievable rules she's been forced to make, and the many episodes of boy behavior that continue to mystify mothers worldwide. From the care and feeding of her team, to travels out in public, to their wide-eyed adoration of Chuck Norris, this laugh-out-loud celebration joyfully explores the sweetly wild side of boyhood.

Rachel Balducci is a writer and the mother of five lively boys. Her website,, has been nominated for several awards. Rachel is a former staff writer for the Augusta Chronicle and has been published in numerous magazines, including Good Housekeeping, Faith and Family, and The Word Among Us.

Reviews –

"This book is a celebration of boyhood in all its glory."–Dr. Kevin Leman, author, Have a New Kid by Friday
"Balducci's tales of life in a house full of boys are as warm as they are funny. Her honesty, wit, and insightfulness combine to make How Do You Tuck In a Superhero? a true delight to read."–Jennifer Fulwiler, author of

"Funny, heartwarming, edifying, and always uplifting, Rachel shares her joy for parenting in a way that will inspire you to be a better wife and mom. She teaches us that family life, with all of its ups and downs, is truly one of life's greatest gifts."–Lisa M. Hendey, author, The Handbook for Catholic Moms; founder,

"In this gem of a book, Rachel gives us a glimpse of her world. It's a field guide, a memoir, a mystery, and a love letter all in one."–Danielle Bean, mother of eight; editorial director, Faith & Family; author, My Cup of Tea and Mom to Mom, Day to Day

Dimensions5.5 × 8.5 in
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