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Fatherhood: 7 Cheap or Inexpensive Ways to Spend Time with Your Little Kid

Yep, money is tight but that is not going to stop you from being a great dad. I don’t have to tell you how important it is for you to find time to spend being Dad with your kids and not at your kids, right? With that settled, here are some ways you can do several fun things with your kids that will cost you nothing or are otherwise very inexpensive. Continue reading

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New Dad: 9 Ways to Bond with Your Baby

So, new dad, you want to know how you can bond with your new baby? That is the first step in your new life with your infant. Closeness and tenderness with your child is rewarding for your baby and you will discover how much being a caregiver does for you. Slow down, relax and enjoy the new son or daughter. Here are nine ways for dad to bond with the baby. Continue reading

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Free DaddyTeller Video #11: Storytelling is Long Term Care

Bedtime kids stories aren’t just about getting something done now with your child. Story is long-term care with your child, just like oil is long-term for your car. Learn more about this storytelling technique in the video below. Enjoy.

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Connecting Dads to the Literacy Process

Can you teach literacy activities with men? He was about 25 years old and had a four-year-old daughter. Young Dad’s question, asked to me in a low whisper, was a universal “Dad” question. Most Dads end up asking me this … Continue reading

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DaddyTeller: Unplug Dad. Be a better father.

Great article and a great find over this blog. In an article at Greenough.com, they discuss the need to “unplug” sometimes. I wrote this in their comments section: It’s been time for parents (especially dads) to unplug for some time. … Continue reading

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Free Parenthood Video #10: Making Memories You Will Forget

Bedtime Kids’ Stories: are they just for sedation? No! DaddyTeller™ author Sean Buvala tells you why you need to create the memories you will soon forget, but you children will remember for a life time. In this “reverse rant,” Sean … Continue reading

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Free Parenthood Video: Do I Need to Act Crazy to Tell Bedtime Kids’ Stories?

Bedtime Kids’ Stories: Do you have to be a wild and crazy dad to tell good stories to your children? In this free parenthood video, Sean teaches dads to be themselves when telling stories to children. Get the DaddyTeller Paperback … Continue reading

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DaddyTeller Radio Interview Ontario, Canada

Come listen in to a radio interview with the Storyteller.net director Sean Buvala as he talks about the role of the “dad influence” and the power of storytelling. Interviewed by Phil Main of www.am920.ca in Ontario, Canada. Sean and Phil … Continue reading

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Free Video #5: Get Close to Your Kids With Bedtime Stories

Dads: Should you get close to your kids? Yes! The father role in bedtime kids’ stories is get close and snuggly. You can’t do that with a book in your hands! Here’s more information in this free “how to tell … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Get Teenage Boys to Talk

(I originally wrote this article for youth workers, but it applies to anyone who has to communicate with a teenage boy, from pros to parents.) 1. Gather over food. Gather in small groups of just a few boys. 2. Use … Continue reading

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