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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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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 Video #3: Use Open-Ended Questions in Bedtime Stories

Here’s another free, short training video on storytelling techniques for bedtime kids stories. This time, Sean talks about the use of open-ended questions to help your child think about the stories you are telling. Enjoy. Get the DaddyTeller Paperback at … Continue reading

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Three Tips To Enjoy the “Father Role” in Bedtime Stories

Are you part of the 45% of fathers who won’t do a very crucial parenting job? It’s a great “job” that is fun, increases their children’s school success and builds the important father/child relationship. According to a May 2009 poll … Continue reading

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3 Quick Ways for Dad to Communicate Better with His Child

The world needs fathers. Study after study confirms the important role of the father in a family. Let’s improve your father-children relationship. Here are three quick and easy ways for Dads to relate better to their children. 1. Put down … Continue reading

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