52 Things Kids Need from a Dad: What Fathers Can Do to Make by Jay Payleitner

By Jay Payleitner

God, please support me…another video game of Candy Land…”

Quite a couple of dads spend time with their young children. even if, many haven't any clue what their young children particularly need.

Enter writer Jay Payleitner, veteran dad of 5, who’s additionally struggled with tips to building up his children’s lives. His 52 issues little ones want from a Dad combines trouble-free positive aspects with step-up-to-the-mark demanding situations males will appreciate:

  • a complete year’s worthy of concentrated, potential ideas―one every week, if desired
  • uncomplicated how you can be an instance, like “kiss your spouse within the kitchen”
  • tough, frank recommendation, like “throw away your porn”

And, refreshingly…

  • NO exhaustive (and laborious) lists of “things you might want to do”
  • NO feedback of dads for being males and performing like men

Dads will consider revered and empowered, and achieve self belief to start up actions that construct lifelong positives into their youngsters. excellent gift or men’s team resource!

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A story I told more than once on radio reveals the single greatest secret to being an awesome father. I cannot take any credit for it, except for the fact that I was smart enough to listen, smart enough not to let my ego get in the way, and smart enough to allow myself to be broken before God. To put it in context, Dottie and I were living in San Bernardino, California. Kelly was four and Sean was two, so it was quite a few years ago. Katie and Heather were not even born yet. I recall that I was in my study on a Thursday afternoon at about 3:30.

Where they are. Who they’re with. Their favorite subject. Their toughest challenge. Their best friend. Their best friend who has never been to your home. Their nemesis. Their mentors. Their fears, ambitions, dreams, and core values. You need to know if you can trust them. And if they trust you. You need to have a complete mental database on who they are and what makes them tick. Put another way, you need to know stuff about them that they don’t know that you know. Why? Because you never know when this information will come in handy.

The stories will inspire you. The lessons will change you. ” —Dr. Dennis E. well, let’s just say even longer. With those credentials, I highly recommend this book to all dads. ” —Kendra Smiley, radio host, conference speaker, and author of Be the Parent and High-Wire Mom “Jay Payleitner has given fathers a gift… a wise, delightful, practical, and profound book. ’” —Steve Brown, seminary professor, author of Welcome to the Family and other books, and the “voice” of Key Life Network “Moms of all ages, grab this book for your husbands!

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