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Sixty Minute Father: An Hour of Reading for a Lifetime of Love

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As a successful lawyer and busy father, Rob Parsons understands the tension of work and family but believes that many fathers are caught in a trap of unnecessary business -- making one more call or checking the fax machine one last time at the end of the day -- that causes them to be less effective at work and robs them of time with their children. This book helps men take a honest look at how they spend their days on the job, underscores the irreplaceable value of a father's time spent at home, and gives ...
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Overview

As a successful lawyer and busy father, Rob Parsons understands the tension of work and family but believes that many fathers are caught in a trap of unnecessary business -- making one more call or checking the fax machine one last time at the end of the day -- that causes them to be less effective at work and robs them of time with their children. This book helps men take a honest look at how they spend their days on the job, underscores the irreplaceable value of a father's time spent at home, and gives specific advice on how to make it to ballgames and ballet recitals and still build a career. An hour spent reading The Sixty-Minute Father can make a lifetime of difference.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805425611
  • Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/28/1982
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.36 (h) x 0.28 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Saturday Night at the Movies 11
Goal 1 "Seize the Day" 17
Action Page 20
Action Page 28
The Sixty-Second Page 32
Take a Breather 33
Goal 2 To Dispel the Illusions 35
Action Page 45
The One-Second Page 56
The Sixty-Second Page 59
Action Page 60
Goal 3 To Give Love without Strings 61
Action Page 67
The Sixty-Second Page 68
Goal 4 To Praise My Children 69
Goal 5 To Laugh More with My Children 75
Action Page 80
Goal 6 To Set Boundaries 81
The Sixty-Second Page 84
Goal 7 Not to Delegate the Big Issues 87
Action Page 91
Goal 8 To Rediscover the Ordinary 93
Action Page 97
Goal 9 To Forge a Strong Relationship with My Children 99
Action Page 103
The Sixty-Second Page 104
Goal 10 The Final Goal 105
Notes 111
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