Modern Mom's Guide to Dads: Ten Secrets Your Husband Won't Tell You

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This 'parenting relationship' book is based on the authors' experiences in leading more than 2,000 workshops with new and expectant dads to discuss parenting in a non-threatening environment. In it Hogan Hilling and Jesse Jayne Rutherford offer thoughtful insights into what makes dads behave the way they do. The Modern Mom's Guide to Dads" draws on what Hilling has learned from working with dads and moms for more than fifteen years. He explains to modern moms what their husbands are really thinking about ...

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Overview

This 'parenting relationship' book is based on the authors' experiences in leading more than 2,000 workshops with new and expectant dads to discuss parenting in a non-threatening environment. In it Hogan Hilling and Jesse Jayne Rutherford offer thoughtful insights into what makes dads behave the way they do. The Modern Mom's Guide to Dads" draws on what Hilling has learned from working with dads and moms for more than fifteen years. He explains to modern moms what their husbands are really thinking about pregnancy, parenting, and marriage, and he teaches them how to get their husbands more involved with the kids and get some relaxation for themselves while keeping the peace in their marriages."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581826067
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 10/28/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 191
  • Product dimensions: 6.62 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents


Introduction     9
Our Marriage Comes First     13
The Birth and Pregnancy Are a Big Deal for Us, Too-Here's Why     27
We Are Afraid We Won't Be Able to Provide     51
We Feel Guilty When We Don't Spend Time with Our Kids     69
We Are Deeply Affected by Our Own Fathers     83
We Can Take Care of Babies and Kids!     101
We Can Take Care of the Household!     123
We Don't Want You to Be "Supermom"     141
...And We Can't Be "Superdads," Either     155
Dads Are Not Moms     169
Conclusion     187
Sample Hospital Letter     188
For Further Reading and Online Interaction     189
Acknowledgments     191
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