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The text’s major premise is that the role of fathers is essential to promote healthy child development and appropriate role modeling. The book exhorts the role of fatherhood in the lives of children. Daddy’s Hugs offers striking commentary on the plight of fatherless children. Fathers are portrayed as more than financial breadwinners. Instead, they are depicted as essential emotional caregivers. The book praises and provides examples of fathers who take an active role in parenting. There is an excellent balance ...
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Daddy's Hugs

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Overview

The text’s major premise is that the role of fathers is essential to promote healthy child development and appropriate role modeling. The book exhorts the role of fatherhood in the lives of children. Daddy’s Hugs offers striking commentary on the plight of fatherless children. Fathers are portrayed as more than financial breadwinners. Instead, they are depicted as essential emotional caregivers. The book praises and provides examples of fathers who take an active role in parenting. There is an excellent balance of positive, negative, and neutral fathering role models. The humorous vignettes make this book an easy read. The book is able to stray away from the common mistake of male bashing. The devaluation of the role of fathers and their inadequate preparation for this role is explored in-depth. Women are not viewed as passive victims to be exploited by males, but as active participants in child rearing and parenting.
It reveals groundbreaking insight into the importance of male role models to prepare males for life and women for mate selection. It is one of the most radical paradigm shifts in child development, since Dr. Benjamin Spock's Baby and Child Care. This book is excellent for mothers, fathers, children, potential parents and partners, as well as those who will work with individuals, families, or are in need of a good laugh.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012298294
  • Publisher: Reaching Beyond, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/6/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Charlotte Russell Johnson is the founder of Reaching Beyond Ministries, Inc. and Reaching Beyond the Breaks Ministries. She is a writer, motivational speaker, and Christian evangelist. Her books are impacting lives for the kingdom of God. She has had an active prison ministry for numerous years. She has worked with numerous non-profit agencies. Dr. Johnson served as the New Connections to Work Coordinator at Columbus Technical College when the school began a collaborative partnership with other state agencies to change the face of welfare. Later, she served as the Community Resource Development Coordinator for Region VIII with the Department of Family and Children Services. Her efforts led to a former welfare recipient being selected as the woman of the year by several local radio stations. Additionally, Dr. Johnson was selected citizen of the month by The Columbus Times Newspaper and Columbus Bank and Trust Company. Her work has encompassed helping inmates, victims of AIDS, teenage mothers, welfare recipients, and substance abusers. She was instrumental in establishing Teens Empowerment Awareness with ReSolutions, Inc. (TEARS) based in Phenix City, Alabama. Dr. Johnson has a B.S. in Health Science with a minor in Criminal Justice from Columbus State University where she graduated Phi Kappa Phi and magna cum laude. She was one of the first recipients of the Kennon and Parker Academic Scholarship from Columbus State University. Additionally, she received several honors' awards. She received her Master's Degree from Troy State University in Community Psychology in Counseling. She has a Doctorate of Ministry in Biblical Counseling. She attended Beacon University, Southern Christian University, and Andersonville Seminary. However, she states her GED remains her proudest degree. Dr. Johnson is committed to impacting the world for the Kingdom of Christ and is involved in full time ministry.
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