Father for Life: A Journey of Joy, Challenge, and Change

Father for Life A Journey of Joy Challenge and Change The essential guide for every dad by the bestselling author of Expectant Father and The New Father series Father for Life is the first book to look at the phases of fatherhood from the conception of

  • Title: Father for Life: A Journey of Joy, Challenge, and Change
  • Author: Armin A. Brott
  • ISBN: 9780789207845
  • Page: 446
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The essential guide for every dad by the bestselling author of Expectant Father and The New Father series, Father for Life is the first book to look at the phases of fatherhood from the conception of a child through the grandfather years.In this ground breaking book, Armin Brott presents the stages of fatherhood with the same thoroughness, accessibility, and humor that havThe essential guide for every dad by the bestselling author of Expectant Father and The New Father series, Father for Life is the first book to look at the phases of fatherhood from the conception of a child through the grandfather years.In this ground breaking book, Armin Brott presents the stages of fatherhood with the same thoroughness, accessibility, and humor that have made his critically acclaimed New Father series of books the most popular fatherhood guides in the country He offers a wealth of information and practical tips, incorporating the wisdom of experts, studies about parental development, and his own extensive interviews with hundreds of fathers Because fatherhood is a progression, the chapters are organized chronologically and describe a father s physical and emotional growth, how he influences a child at every age, and how a child impacts a father s evolution in turn Brott covers everything from such general issues as how to juggle work and family roles, how to affect the kind of person your child becomes, and when to encourage his individuality and independence to such specific topics as how to get to know your baby, what to do if your teen uses drugs, and how to cope when adult children return home.Illustrated throughout with New Yorker style cartoons that underscore the universality of the joys and woes of parenting, Father for Life is brimming with insights and advice, and is an indispensable, lifelong guide not only for every dad, but for every mom and child as well.

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    1. I saw a couple of reviews on this book, in a newspaper in Mexico City, and decided to pick up a copy because both reviews were very positive. Besides, I recently became a father so this could be helpful. In general, the book is enjoyable to read but it has one shortcoming in my opinion. As a father of a one year old boy, I thoroughly enjoyed the pertinent chapters and could relate to what I read. The other chapters (puberty, teens, leaving home) were not very interesting, for me at least. I now [...]

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