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Fatherneed: Why Father Care Is as Essential as Mother Care for Your Child Paperback - 2001

by Kyle Pruett

Child care experts have always emphasized the mother/child bond, but this is only half the story. Kids and dads are also biologically hardwired for a different but equally important relationship. In "Fatherneed", Dr. Pruett draws on highly acclaimed research at the Yale Child Study Center to offer the first complete understanding of the father's role in child and adult development.


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Kyle D. Pruett, M.D., is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Yale Child Study Center and Medical School, and past president of Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families. A former Good Housekeeping columnist and host of his own Lifetime television series, Your Child Six to Twelve, Dr. Pruett currently is an editorial adviser to Parents Magazine and the "Today's Parent" columnist for the parentsedge.com website. He lives with his wife, Dr. Marsha Kline Pruett, and daughter, Olivia, in Guilford, Connecticut.

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Fathers have always parented differently than mothers. In Fatherneed, Dr. Kyle D. Pruett shows mothers and fathers "why that difference is so important to a child's physical, cognitive, and emotional development.
Drawing on more than two decades of highly acclaimed research at the Yale Child Study Center, and backed up by true stories from actual families, Fatherneed is the essential how-to guide for women and men who wish to promote engaged fathering. This book will help enable fathers to give their children the skills they need to develop into happy and healthy adults. Step by step, Dr. Pruett specifically addresses what a father can do to prepare his marriage, his house, and his emotions for his child's needs, from infancy through the toddler years, childhood, adolescence, and young and mature adulthood.
With advice to fathers ranging from how to speak to toddlers so that they listen, to how to avoid the common tendency to reinforce gender stereotypes in young children, to how to maintain a connection with an increasingly autonomous teenager, Fatherneed is the perfect resource for all dads-including divorced fathers, fathers of adopted children, stepfathers, and fathers of special-needs children-as well as moms who want kids who are meaningfully connected to their fathers. With wit, authority, and compassion, Dr. Pruett shows how to be sure that your child gets what only a father can provide.

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  • Title Fatherneed: Why Father Care Is as Essential as Mother Care for Your Child
  • Author Kyle Pruett
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition 1 Reprint
  • Pages 256
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Harmony, New York, New York, U.S.A.
  • Date 2001-05-08
  • Features Bibliography, Index
  • ISBN 9780767907378 / 076790737X
  • Weight 0.77 lbs (0.35 kg)
  • Dimensions 8.56 x 5.54 x 0.65 in (21.74 x 14.07 x 1.65 cm)
  • Themes
    • Sex & Gender: Masculine
    • Topical: Family
  • Library of Congress subjects Father and child - United States, Fatherhood - United States
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 00068085
  • Dewey Decimal Code 306.874

Media reviews

"Thoughtful, inspiring, and eminently practical, this one belongs at the top of the 'must have' list for every father... Pruett writes with an easy grace and warmly relaxed style."
--Publishers Weekly

"A warm and glowing message for parents about how fathers and children need each other from the child?s infancy well into adulthood. Should be required reading for mothers and fathers alike."
--Judith Wallerstein, Ph.D., author of The Good Marriage

"If you aren't already convinced, you will be after reading this book- Dads are really important, too!"
--San Diego Family

About the author

Kyle D. Pruett, M.D., is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Yale Child Study Center and Medical School, and past president of Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families. A former Good Housekeeping columnist and host of his own Lifetime television series, Your Child Six to Twelve, Dr. Pruett currently is an editorial adviser to Parents Magazine and the "Today's Parent" columnist for the parentsedge.com website. He lives with his wife, Dr. Marsha Kline Pruett, and daughter, Olivia, in Guilford, Connecticut.
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