The Long-Distance Dad: How You Can Be There for Your Child-Whether Divorced, Deployed, or On-the road.

The Long-Distance Dad: How You Can Be There for Your Child-Whether Divorced, Deployed, or On-the road.

by Steven Ashley
     
 

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You can't always be there physically for your children-but that doesn't mean you can't be a good dad. Steven Ashley, founder of the Divorced Fathers Network, shows you how to remain an important part of your child's life-no matter how far apart you are.

Whether you're divorced, constantly traveling for work, or deployed overseas, The Long-Distance Dad can

Overview

You can't always be there physically for your children-but that doesn't mean you can't be a good dad. Steven Ashley, founder of the Divorced Fathers Network, shows you how to remain an important part of your child's life-no matter how far apart you are.

Whether you're divorced, constantly traveling for work, or deployed overseas, The Long-Distance Dad can help. This practical handbook addresses all the inherent problems of long-distance parenting and teaches you how to:

  • Use technology to stay in touch
  • Establish relationships with teachers, coaches, and counselors
  • Take an active role in homework, school projects, and outside activities
  • Make the most of vacations and holidays
  • And much more
You may not be with your children. But you can be there for your children. Let The Long-Distance Dad help you be the great father you were meant to be.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598694413
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Steven Ashley is the founder of the Divorced Fathers Network and www.divorcedfathers.com. The author of the self-published Fathers Are Forever: A Co-Parenting Guide for the 21st Century, Ashley has helped hundreds of men and women create cooperative relationships with their former spouses for the benefit of the children. He is a sought-after speaker and consultant to the media on behalf of fathers and their important contributions as parents.

Technical Review: Philip S. Hall, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and licensed school psychologist. He is the principle author of two nonfiction books on children, Educating Oppositional and Defiant Children and Parenting Your Defiant Child. He holds a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Montana. Dr. Hall currently specializes in working with problem children on American Indian Reservations, and focuses on overcoming Oppositional Defiant Disorder, a behavior pattern most often seen in children of single mothers. The majority of his patients are fatherless families.

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