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FATHERING: What It Means to be a Dad
Being a father is a lifetime commitment that requires a lot of love, time, and energy. An interview with fathering expert Steve Onell is painted with interviews of young fathers to explain the impact and importance of a father in a child's life.
Divided into four chapters that offer sound advice to new dads:
DADS MATTER: A Lot ... explains the importance of fathers in children's lives and introduces three areas of research and expert advice, discussed in the proceeding chapters.
BE THERE: Show Up and Be Involved ... tells fathers to stay involved in all ages and stages of a child's life.
BE CONSISTENT: Provide Structure and Discipline ... explains why fathers are needed to be a part of a child's routine as a way to teach and guide.
BE A ROLE MODEL: Demonstrate Healthy Behavior ... discusses how a father acts influences the personality of the child.
*Teaching materials included