The Resource Fatheringusa, Stories and Ideas from Prominent Americans, Bruce Robinson, (electronic resource)

Fatheringusa, Stories and Ideas from Prominent Americans, Bruce Robinson, (electronic resource)

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Fatheringusa, Stories and Ideas from Prominent Americans
Title
Fatheringusa
Title number
Stories and Ideas from Prominent Americans
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Robinson
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Language
eng
Summary
Good fathering is a powerful force in the lives of children, a force that can markedly reduce their risks of crime, substance abuse, depression and bad attitudes to school and at the same time increasing their chances of having fulfilled lives. But even when dads know this, they usually just don't know what to do. This book from best-selling parenting author Bruce Robinson includes stories and tips from US Presidents Obama, Clinton and Bush, state Governor Sam Brownback, Congressmen Jack Kingston, Todd Akin and Frank Wolf , NFL star and Kennedy bodyguard Rosey Grier, Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen, world record holding runner Jim Ryun, Oscar winning Screenwriter Frank Pierson, Director of Days of our Lives Herb Stein, Psychologist, Author and founder of Focus on the Family James Dobson, President of National Geographic Gil Grosvener, International President of World Vision Dean Hirsch and others. Topics include drugs, depression, work productivity, helping all kids realize they are unique, sexuality, teenage suicide, priority access, special times with kids, resilience in kids, good citizenship, building family traditions, hugging daughters, mentoring, death of fathers, adopted children, honoring your parents even if they didn't do a good job, helping single mums, breaking the cycle of poor fathering, the 'before and after' father, fame, fathering from Capitol Hill, dealing with public sexual scandals, street gangs and dreams, church and faith, divorce, special vacations, dad-times and trips, home schooling, asking for forgiveness, perfectionism, working from home, emotional distance from kids, Hollywood and competitiveness, Oscar night, being ill-prepared for parenting, discipline, respect, handling parental mental illness, nature and nurture, confidence and risk taking, impact of the Holocaust, Bar Mitzvahs, being judgmental, handling the modern garbage culture, explaining terrorism, 'roots and wings', eating disorders, setting 'the bar of respect', helping kids handle peer pressure, stimulating curiosity, when kids get sick and others. All profits from the sale of this ebook go to the work of The Fathering Project, a university-based not-for-profit organization which aims to give every child a strong and appropriate father figure
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Midwest
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Robinson, Bruce
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Fatherhood
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adult
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Fatheringusa, Stories and Ideas from Prominent Americans, Bruce Robinson, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11728721
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780987308320
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11728721
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Fatheringusa, Stories and Ideas from Prominent Americans, Bruce Robinson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11728721
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780987308320
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11728721
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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