The Dad Difference: Five ways you impact your child and your world (Paperback)

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If you are a new Dad or an experienced Dad, have you ever wondered, "Do I make a real difference in my child's life?" New research confirms that the answer is an unequivocal YES. The Dad Difference gives you the latest results in a quick read that is easy to understand. This little book includes five ways that you positively impact your child, your relationship with your child and your world at the same time. If you are a wife or a partner, The Dad Difference lets you in on the secrets of your husband or partner's influence. When Dads know how important they are, life can only get better for everyone in the family. By focusing on Dad's importance, this book does not diminish Mom's impacts or advocate any particular form that a family should take. Wherever you get your parental inspiration: from your own father, from a great friend, teacher, mentor or from your faith, The Dad Difference supports you with information that has just become available. With information from The Dad Difference, you will be able to counter and overcome the ridiculous stereotypes of fathers in the mass media. When this news becomes mainstream, you can celebrate with a full community of other fathers. So Dad Up Your adventure is just beginning and now there is a roadmap. This book is a start. Try these five things with your kid and let's see how it can change our world.

About the Author

Claire Thurston has been researching father's role in child development for 25 years and she presents workshops at hospitals, schools and conferences. She is a regular columnist for the "Dads and Families" column for the online magazine The Good Men Project, which receives over six million views per month. Recent articles include: "What is the Dad Difference?" and Historical Parenting: The Fathers of Nelson Mandela. Denver area probation departments piloted her protocol, the Paternal Empathy Program to prevent child abuse. In 2004 she was awarded the Presidential Management Fellowship and helped to develop The LEAD (Leadership Education and Development) Certificate Program for the Federal Government. She was also a board member then staff member of Family Network, a non-profit for rebuilding intergenerational family support systems in San Francisco, California. She received her Bachelors from Brown University and Masters from the University of Colorado. Article links: http: // http: //

Product Details
ISBN: 9780615980058
ISBN-10: 0615980058
Publisher: Claire Thurston
Publication Date: April 29th, 2014
Pages: 30
Language: English