She read a how-to on plumbing. The weekend was a real how-to for would-be campers.
A how-to book.
Probably because he didn't know how to handle the situation - and Alex always wanted to be in control.
I don't know if he is actually trying to hide things, or simply doesn't know how to initiate the subject.
Will you show me how to do that?
The big question was how to end it.
Alex stood beside her, watching the nurse as she gave instructions to Carmen on how to nurse the infant.