Checklists For The New Dad

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Finally, a book designed to equip and energize new fathers and help reduce the stress on new mothers. Find out what to know, what to expect, and most importantly WHAT TO DO! Author Joe Deyo serves it all up in a fun and informative format.

Checklists provides the information and ideas first time fathers need. Each chapter concludes with a user-friendly to-do list to keep new dads involved and on the right ...

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Overview

Finally, a book designed to equip and energize new fathers and help reduce the stress on new mothers. Find out what to know, what to expect, and most importantly WHAT TO DO! Author Joe Deyo serves it all up in a fun and informative format.

Checklists provides the information and ideas first time fathers need. Each chapter concludes with a user-friendly to-do list to keep new dads involved and on the right track. You will learn how to:

*Build a solid plan for fathering
*Improve yourself and your marriage
*Get your head, hands, and wallet in the game
*Prepare for and handle delivery like a seasoned pro
*Make a smooth lifestyle transition with a baby at home

Special Bonus Features include:

*Glossary with over 250 terms you need to know
*How-to section with 20 key topics from changing a diaper to cleaning a house fast
*Extra pages for note taking, lists, favorite names, and more

THIS IS YOUR FATHER/HUSBAND HANDBOOK. LET IT HELP GUIDE YOU ON YOUR FAMILY BUILDING JOURNEY!

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Composed in an easily readable tone and filled with handy checklists to help the prospective father be as ready as possible for his new son or daughter, Checklists for the New Dad covers a wide range of preparation from financial to emotional matters.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780981577944
  • Publisher: Sawtooth Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/7/2008
  • Pages: 260
  • Sales rank: 346,756
  • Product dimensions: 0.59 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

A Letter from the New Mom to the New Dad / 1
Chapter 1: So You Are Going to Be a Father / 5
Man's dilemma • So what is a guy to do? • Look back and
then look forward • Changing times • Children as a chisel •
Introduction to the 5 P's • Why you must be present • Protecting
it all • What it means to provide • Love and leadership • The
ultimate partner • Playtime • Jump in and swim • Chapter Prayer •
Wisdom to Consider • Chapter Checklist
Chapter 2: Getting Your Head in the Game / 21
A coach's plea • Stress protection • Hiring a manager • Life
questions • Baby questions • Working with physicians • Making
healthy lifestyle choices • Spiritual fitness • Courtship reborn
• Dad management • Caring for yourself • Chapter Prayer •
Wisdom to Consider • Chapter Checklist
Chapter 3: Getting Your Hands in the Game / 37
What you should be doing • Report for duty • The mess hall •
The secret to cooking • Finding time • Clean machine • Other
household duties • Baby gear list • Shopping strategies • Building
and organizing • Making a baby nursery • Baby correspondence •
Getting it done • Chapter Prayer • Wisdom to Consider • Chapter
Checklist
Chapter 4: Getting Your Wallet in the Game / 55
What it is going to cost • The 3 I's of baby finance • The stay at
home decision • Building a budget and a plan • Debt control •
Health insurance ins and outs • The critical need for life insurance
• Life insurance-amounts and flavors • Disability insurance
• Property insurance and home protection • Wills and other
legal documents • Investment strategies • Retirement planning •
College costs and savings • Chapter Prayer • Wisdom toConsider
• Chapter Checklist
Chapter 5: Preparing for the Big Day (or Night) / 85
Delivery preparation • Birthing classes • Things to discuss •
Other decisions to make • Delivery room tone • Key questions to
answer • Handling advice • Communication and encouragement •
Hospital packing list • Other to do's • Chapter Prayer • Wisdom to
Consider • Chapter Checklist
Chapter 6: Delivery-Ready or Not, Here I Come! / 103
Your Super Bowl • Landing at the hospital • Labor and delivery
• Do's and don'ts • Staying in the game • What happens when
your baby arrives • Managing your stay • Caring for your wife •
Directing visitor flow • Keeping records • Things to remember •
Preparing to go home • Chapter Prayer • Wisdom to Consider •
Chapter Checklist
Chapter 7: The First Forty Days and Nights at Home / 119
Landing at home • Present and accounted for • Protector and
deflector • Do's and don'ts • Provider extraordinaire • More on love
and leadership • Chore partner • Helping with Baby • Making
decisions together • Bonding with your baby • Helping Mom
get some time • You time • Beyond the forty-day dash • Chapter
Prayer • Wisdom to Consider • Chapter Checklist
Chapter 8: The First Year / 141
Being a good wagon scout • Baby proofing your home • Toy safety
• Protecting your mate • Baby blues and postpartum depression
• The most important to-do list ever • More baby stuff • First
year dollars and sense • Keeping the love boat afloat • Leading
in the jungle • Baby playtime • Sharpening your father game •
Final marching orders • Chapter Prayer • Wisdom to Consider •
Chapter Checklist
How-To Power Modules / 165
How to Clean a House-Fast! 166
How to Change a Diaper 168
How to Hold a Baby 170
How to Bottle Feed a Baby 172
How to Burp a Baby 174
How to Swaddle a Baby 176
How to Give a Baby a Bath 177
How to Dress a Baby 178
How to Calm a Crying Baby 180
How to Wrestle a Car Seat-and Win! 182
How to Pray for Your Baby 184
How to Play with a Baby 186
How to Read to a Baby 188
How to Survive Teething 190
How to Spoon Feed a Baby 192
How to Manage Travel with a Baby 194
How to Choose a Daycare 196
How to Make a Killer Lasagna 198
How to Make a Classic Chicken Casserole 200
How to Make Gina's Grape Wow 202
Sources / 203
Glossary / 205
Notes Pages / 233
Index / 245
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    Checklists for the New Dad: is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS's Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, and New York Times best-selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. . Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.

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