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The Dog Ate My Planner

ISBN: 9781935097266
Binding: Paperback
Author: Pat Snyder
Pages: 206
Trim: 5.5 x 8.5 inches
Published: 6/1/2009

Doggone it! No matter how carefully you organize and plan some dog comes along and eats your day. Could be the computer freezes or mom misplaces her purse over at the assisted living center or a brand new granddog is experiencing separation anxiety.

In The Dog Ate My Planner Pat Snyder offers the sandwich generation a whole new approach to getting organized: lots of fun stories about life gone wrong plus 74 fun tips for setting it right.

“Pat Snyder shows you how to laugh at your hectic out-of-control life. So don’t try to get your life in order. Put it off another day and read her book instead.” -Tim Bete author of Guide to Pirate Parenting and In the Beginning…There Were No Diapers

For nearly a decade Pat Snyder a lawyer and mother of three has chronicled her crazed struggle to lead a balanced life in Balancing Act a regular humor column that appears in Suburban News Publications a chain of twenty-two weekly papers in the Columbus Ohio area.

When she is not dancing around in a Dr. Seuss hat and leading laugh-ins as a certified laughter leader with the World Laughter Tour Pat an award-winning writer speaks on life balance and leads workshops to help others bring more humor into their lives and their writing.

Before law school she worked as a reporter for the Akron Beacon Journal. When her marriage to Bob Snyder made him both an unsuspecting stepparent and first-time parent the two of them co-authored a Sunday column for The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer on the challenges of stepfamily living. Her account of their adventures combining his Hanukkah traditions with her Christmas ones was published in the book Cup of Comfort for Christmas.

Pat lives with her husband and whomever the revolving door brings home in Columbus Ohio. Her online home is