The Modern Dad's Dilemma: How to Stay Connected with Your Kids in a Rapidly Changing World

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New World Library, Oct 6, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 256 pages
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Being a dad isn’t something you are; it’s something you do. This mantra is at the heart of John Badalament's practical approach to helping dads build strong, healthy relationships with children of any age. In The Modern Dad’s Dilemma: How to Stay Connected to Your Kids in a Rapidly Changing World, he presents powerful insights, road-tested activities, and inspiring stories from over a decade of working with thousands of dads, children, and families across the country. His hands-on advice and exercises are designed to help fathers meet the difficulties of today’s family and work life — challenges that previous generations never faced.
 

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Director of the PBS documentary All Men Are Sons: Exploring the Legacy of Fatherhood, Badalament gives voice to a new generation of fatherhood that eschews part-time participation in family life ... Read full review

Contents

Body
1
Appendix
187
Acknowledgments
223
Notes
225
Index
229
About the Author
239
back cover
247
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John Badalament, EdM, lectures internationally. A husband and father himself, he is the author of The Modern Dad's Handbook and director of the acclaimed PBS documentary All Men Are Sons: Exploring the Legacy of Fatherhood. John's work has been featured on NPR, in Men's Health, and in the Los Angeles Times. A graduate of Harvard's Graduate School of Education, John consults with schools, parent groups, and organizations about modern fatherhood. His latest film project is Gender Traps: How Marriage Problems Start in Kindergarten. Visit his website at www.moderndads.net.

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