101 Secrets a Good Dad Knows
Dads have a special way of relating to children. They tend to rough-house and tease children more than moms do. It is usually a father who teaches a child how to shoot a free throw, catch a frog, or fix...
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Dads have a special way of relating to children. They tend to rough-house and tease children more than moms do. It is usually a father who teaches a child how to shoot a free throw, catch a frog, or fix a broken bicycle chain. Knowing how to do these things raises a child's self-esteem, increases self-confidence, and fosters self-reliance because they expand a child's ability to cope with and understand the world.
Each of the 101 secrets in this wonderful gift book is explained in short descriptions accompanied by a drawing and a fact or tip. Many of these skills involve a simple secret to do them successfully. Knowing these secrets will enable any dad to look like a hero to his children.
Included are instructions for...
How to fly a kite How to find the north star How to skip a rock How to make a paper airplane How to tie a necktie How to change a spark plug How to carve a whistle How to bait a hook How to pitch a tent How to identify five icky things under a rock Which properties to buy in Monopoly How to tell how tall a tree is How to whistle with a blade of grass How to photograph lightning
"The perfect gift for any father, grandfather, or mother who wants to teach children skills that will increase self confidence, raise self-esteem, and foster self-reliance." - Nashville Lifestyles
Browder is a screenwriter and author.
SUE ELLIN BROWDER has appeared on such national television programs as Oprah and the Today show, as well as on hundreds of radio shows. She is the winner of six investigative medical journalism awards and has written more than 300 articles for major national publications including Reader; s Digest, Woman; s Day, and Cosmopolitan. Browder regularly consults with a wide network of physicians, scientists, and researchers all over the world.