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

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More is expected of dads today than ever before. Drawing on his experience working with thousands of dads and families, John Badalament delivers a hands-on approach to meeting the everyday challenges of modern fatherhood.

Told through the stories of a diverse group of fifteen real dads who have attended John Badalament's pioneering workshops, The Modern Dad's Dilemma is ...

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Overview

More is expected of dads today than ever before. Drawing on his experience working with thousands of dads and families, John Badalament delivers a hands-on approach to meeting the everyday challenges of modern fatherhood.

Told through the stories of a diverse group of fifteen real dads who have attended John Badalament's pioneering workshops, The Modern Dad's Dilemma is filled with practical information, road-tested activities, and key skills dads can put to use right away.

Learn to:

Balance family time with work demands

Build open communication with your kids, no matter how old they are

Model a healthy relationship with your children's mother

Sort through your own father's legacy

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577316602
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 5/1/2010
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

John Badalament, EdM, is an author, filmmaker, Harvard-trained educator, and internationally recognized speaker on parenting. He is the director of the acclaimed PBS documentary All Men Are Sons: Exploring the Legacy of Fatherhood. He consults with schools, parent groups, and organizations throughout the world. He lives with his wife and two children in Massachusetts.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Create Your Own Vision 13

Chapter 2 Be the Bridge between Your Past and Your Future 33

Chapter 3 Be a New Kind of Provider 63

Chapter 4 Find Balance through Ritual 91

Chapter 5 Know Your Children 115

Chapter 6 Be Known by Your Children 147

Conclusion 183

Appendix Exercises 187

Acknowledgments 223

Notes 225

Index 229

About the Author 239

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