Fatherhood

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Ryland Peters & Small, 2004 - Family & Relationships - 64 pages
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If you are about to become a father or have just become one, you may be wondering what you have let yourself in for. Many of us feel unprepared for the responsibility of caring for a new life, for the intense connection with the baby we hold in our arms. Fatherhood unites us with other fathers. Men of all races, cultures, and social groups share these feelings of apprehension and of awe. But being a father is also intensely personal -- our relationship with our sons and daughters is perhaps the best chance we get of expressing who we really, uniquely are. In Men's Wisdom: Fatherhood Charles Phillips draws on the experiences of fathers of many ages and diverse cultures to deliver a deeply felt account of becoming a father and raising your children. This book takes you on an inspirational ride through the years of fatherhood, from the excitement and apprehension of the day you learn you will have a child, to the heart-bursting pride of seeing your son or daughter make their own way in th

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Contents

anticipation
23
daddys girl
45
credits acknowledgments
64
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Charles Phillips is the father of an eleven-year-old daughter, a nine-year-old son, and a newborn baby boy. He has been closely involved in their day-to-day care from the start, and brings the experience of a decade of balancing work commitments and family life to this illuminating book.

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