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Best Books on Being a Better Father

Best Books on Being a Better Father

Best Books on Being a Better Father

No one said being a father is easy. In fact, being a father may just be one of the most difficult jobs you’ll ever have. But while being a dad is difficult, it is also one of the most rewarding and satisfying jobs you can ever have.

And whether you’re a new father or have older, grown children, there is always room to learn and improve. That’s why we’re going to review the best books on being a better father.

These books will help you to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes, teach you how to properly raise your kids, and help you learn how to build long lasting, meaningful relationships with your kids.

And whether you’re a father of daughters or sons, these books will guide you through the ups-and-downs of the process. And while you may not see the results immediately, both you and your kids will be glad that you are trying.

DAD: How to be the father your children need

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You are your son’s first hero and your daughter’s first romance. The impact you have on them as their dad will last a lifetime. It’s a challenging time in history to be a father. The quality of what we bring as fathers is grounded in who we are as men; yet the role of men and the definition of masculinity has never been so unclear. 

DAD addresses this challenge directly. It speaks to the hearts of men, bringing wisdom and clarity to what it means to be a man and out of that, a great father. Well researched and filled with personal stories, quotes and anecdotes, many from the author’s own fatherhood journey, DAD is both practical and inspiring.

Why a Daughter Needs a Dad

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From a New York Times bestselling author, Why a Daughter Needs a Dad will help bring you closer to your daughter. By teaching her how she deserves to be treated, telling her that she is beautiful, showing her how to fix things herself, and helping her learn from her mistakes, you’ll be the dad that your daughter truly deserves.

Be a Better Dad Today!: 10 Tools Every Father Needs

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Be a Better Dad Today! is an inspirational, encouraging, and down-to-earth guidebook for every father who wants to be a better dad–for his family’s sake and his own.

With humor, empathy, common sense, and engaging stories, Slayton reveals proven and powerful tools and techniques that will help every dad fulfill his God-given responsibilities. Whether parenting younger or older kids, boys or girls, blended families or as a single dad (or even as a father-to-be), readers will find wise insights and practical, doable action steps for becoming the best dad they can be.

How to Become the Husband and Father your Family Needs

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If your father was not a great dad or husband, and most of our fathers weren’t (because they were also fathered by imperfect dads), it’s almost impossible to be the dad your children need and the husband your wife wants.

Many men even with best intentions end up wounding their children or their wives because they lack the skills they need to be the fathers and husbands they want to be.

The only way to heal these wounds is by being re-fathered by a perfect Father, God. This book lays out a game plan to help any man, regardless of the mistakes they’ve made, to become the husband and father God has created them to be.

We’re Pregnant! The First Time Dad’s Pregnancy Handbook

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So, you’re about to become a father? Don’t worry, being a first-time dad doesn’t mean everything has to be perfect. Rather, it means that you need to learn how to anticipate the needs of others. From your significant other to your future child, this book will help you with milestones, frequent questions, and funny anecdotes.

The Expectant Father: The Ultimate Guide for Dads-to-Be

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Broken out into a month-by-month overview, The Expectant Father gives you the facts and advice you need to understand your baby’s development, support your partner, and prepare for the joys and challenges of fatherhood. It concludes with two special sections: one on labor and delivery, and the other covering the first few months after your baby’s arrival.  Perfect for new fathers and any expecting dad.

The Pregnancy Guide For Men

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Whether you’re excited or scared – this book will help you learn what to expect in the coming months and years. And although it may feel like a stressful and confusing time in your life, it doesn’t have to be. Rather, with practical, actionable steps, you can feel confident and prepared for the arrival of your little one.

Better Dads, Stronger Sons

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The relationship between a father and a son is like no other. Dads have a God-given role to protect and provide for their families, always striving to teach their sons the life skills they’ll need to grow into honorable men.

But many dads struggle with feelings of inadequacy regarding their fathering abilities. They want to be better dads.

In this insightful and practical book, Rick Johnson shows how fathers can be equipped and inspired to be positive role models for their sons. He stresses the significance of male bonding, discipline, and spiritual leadership; discusses important topics such as sexual purity, respect, and self-discipline; and reveals the top ten mistakes to avoid as a father.