Take Your Child on a Date

Reposted from about.com

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One of the memories I cherish most with my daughter Kara was a daddy-daughter party that was sponsored by our local church youth organization. It was a dinner, dance and game night at the church cultural hall. Among the activities were some competition games (including a pie eating contest), a dinner, photos taken of dad and daughter in costumes provided, and a little game show activity where dads and daughters were able to answer questions about each other. I still have that silly photo from about ten years ago now and remember the evening fondly.

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Be a Good Dad for Your Son: Solve the Communication Puzzle

Be a Good Dad for Your Son: Solve the Communication Puzzle

Reposted from fathers.com

By Carey Casey

Think about the last conversation you had with your child. Did you walk away feeling closer to him, or did it raise your blood pressure by a few points? Was your child smiling, or looking for something else to do? Or was he rolling his eyes?

For every dad, good communication is vital. Although some dads are fantastic at getting their kids to open up for those heart-to-heart talks, it’s more like a puzzle for many guys. And if we aren’t great at it, how can we equip our children to be good communicators.

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Seven fears expectant fathers face

Edited and reposted from BabyCenter

By Jerrold Lee Shapiro

From the moment you learn of your partner’s pregnancy, you’re thrust into a strange new world and encouraged to participate in the pregnancy and birth process. Yet, you may feel awkward about sharing your fears and insecurities. That’s only natural. Here are seven common fears faced by fathers-to-be

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Geek Dad - Ken Denmead

The ultimate DIY project guide for techie dads raising kids in their own geeky image,in the spirit of The Dangerous Book for Boys Today’s generation of dads grew up more tech-savvy than ever. Rather than joining the Little League team,many grew up playing computer games,Dungeons and Dragons,and watching Star Wars. Now with kids of their own,these digital-age dads are looking for fresh ways to share their love of science and technology,and help their kids develop a passion for learning and discovery.

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