books about: fathers
Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know
In today’s increasingly complicated world, it’s often difficult for parents to connect with their daughters–and especially so for fathers. In this unique and invaluable guide, Dr. Meg Meeker, a pediatrician with more than twenty years’ experience counseling girls, reveals that a young woman’s relationship with her father is far more important than we’ve ever realized. To become a strong, confident woman, a daughter needs her ...
The Miracle of Father Kapaun: Priest, Soldier, and Korean War Hero
Emil Kapaun-priest, soldier and Korean War hero-is a rare man. He has been awarded the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award, and is also being considered by the Vatican for canonization as a saint. As remarkable as this double honor are the non-Catholic witnesses who attest to Father Kapaun's heroism: the Protestants, Jews and Muslims who either served with the military chaplain in the thick of battle or endured with him the ...
52 Things Kids Need from a Dad: What Fathers Can Do to Make a Lifelong Difference
Harvest House Publishers
" God, please help me ...another game of Candy Land ..." Quite a few dads spend time with their kids. However, many have no clue what their kids really need . Enter author Jay Payleitner, veteran dad of five, who's also struggled with how to build up his children's lives. His 52 Things Kids Need from a Dad combines straightforward features with step-up-to-the-mark challenges men will appreciate: a full year's worth of focused, doable ...
Father Mine: Zsadist and Bella's Story: A Black Dagger Brotherhood Novella
Readers met and fell in love with Zsadist and Bella in J. R. Ward's third New York Times bestselling novel in the "Black Dagger Brotherhood" series, Lover Awakened. As a former blood slave, Zsadist bore the scars from a past filled with suffering and degradation until Bella came along and helped heal his emotional wounds. Now, though, with the birth of their child, the demons of his past have been resurrected, called forth by the innocent eyes ...
The Father Connection: How You Can Make the Difference in Your Child's Self-Esteem and Sense of Purpose
As a young father I was running scared . . . I feared the culture would capture my kids . . . but I figured if I could find the ultimate model of fatherhood and then emulate that model, I had a fighting chance.” Updated and redesigned for a new generation of dads, Josh McDowell’s ECPA Gold Medallion Award winner The Father Connection looks at ten parenting qualities inspired by the ultimate model of fatherhood. Embracing these godly ...
Fathers and Sons (Curran POV)
Ilona Andrews, Inc, 2011
The second volume of Curran POV takes place after the events of MAGIC BLEEDS and before MAGIC SLAYS. Infuriated by Kate’s treatment at the hands of the Pack, the Beast Lord demands an explanation. When words fail, claws and fangs must do the talking. This is a very short story, 6,000 words. If you are new to Kate Daniels series, this story probably won't make sense as it is written for the fans of the series to fill in the gaps between the ...
Fathers, Mothers, Sisters, Brothers: A Collection of Family Poems (Reading Rainbow Book)
Mary Ann Hoberman
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Families of all kinds are celebrated in this collection of witty and wise poems, with verses about the only child, brothers, uncles, adopted babies, and others. Makes an ideal read-aloud for families to share. Full-color illustrations.
My Father's Daughter: Delicious, Easy Recipes Celebrating Family & Togetherness
Grand Central Life & Style
The Academy-Award winning actress and avid foodie shares a sumptuous collection of recipes and gorgeous photographs celebrating the joy of preparing food for loved ones, a passion she learned from her beloved father. As an actress, author, trendsetter, creator of goop.com, and host of the popular PBS series, Spain: On the Road Again , Gwyneth Paltrow is an icon of style and good taste around the world. As a young girl eating and cooking with ...
Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction
What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted every moment of David Sheff’s journey through his son Nic’s addiction to drugs and tentative steps toward recovery. Before Nic Sheff became addicted to crystal meth, he was a charming boy, joyous and funny, a varsity athlete and honor student adored by his two younger siblings. After meth, he was a trembling wraith who ...
Father to Daughter: Life Lessons on Raising a Girl
Harry H. Harrison Jr.
Workman Publishing Company
Warm and fuzzy, anchored in values, and filled with simple words of wisdom, this beloved, bestselling book for parents speak to the important business of raising daughters, and distill their timeless lessons into one nugget of wisdom per page—some lighthearted, some serious, some practical, and some intangible, and all supported by a strong moral backbone. Freshly updated, the book begins with the Five Keys of Parenting, a guide to ...
Father to Son: Life Lessons on Raising a Boy
Harry H. Harrison Jr.
Workman Publishing Company
Warm and fuzzy, anchored in values, and filled with simple words of wisdom, this beloved, bestselling book for parents speaks to the important business of raising sons, and distills their timeless lessons into one nugget of wisdom per page—some lighthearted, some serious, some practical, and some intangible, and all supported by a strong moral backbone. Freshly updated, the book begins with the Five Keys of Parenting, a guide to navigating ...
The Fathers of the Church, Expanded Edition
Our Sunday Visitor
The Fathers of the Church , first published a decade ago, has become the standard popular introduction to the great teachers of early Christianity. Now, this new edition presents more material from more of the Fathers -- including authors from little-known traditions of Egypt, East Syria, North Africa, and the lands that make up modern Iran and Iraq. Also new with this edition is a section on selected "Mothers of the Church," holy women ...
THE COMPLETE FATHER BROWN MYSTERIES COLLECTION [Annotated] (Complete Works of G.K. Chesterton)
The Complete Works Collection, 2011
ANNOTATED: * Contains unique, hand-crafted additional content including literary critiques, and detailed biographical / historical context OVERVIEW: This collection bring together all the Father Brown mysteries of G.K. Chesterton in a single, convenient, high quality, but extremely low priced Kindle volume! Gilbert Keith Chesterton (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) was an English writer whose prolific and diverse output included philosophy, ...
The Fathers Know Best
The Fathers Know Best: Your Essential Guide to the Teachings of the Early Church is a unique resource. It introduces you to the teachings of the first Christians in a way no other work can. It is specially designed to make it easy for you to find the information you want and need. Amazing features in this fact-packed book include: - More than 900 quotations from the writings of the early Church Fathers, as well as from rare and important ...
Father Elijah: An Apocalypse
Michael O'Brien presents a thrilling apocalyptic novel about the condition of the Roman Catholic Church at the end of time. It explores the state of the modern world, and the strengths and weaknesses of the contemporary religious scene, by taking his central character, Father Elijah Schafer, a Carmelite priest, on a secret mission for the Vatican which embroils him in a series of crises and subterfuges affecting the ultimate destiny of the ...
Father Hunger: Why God Calls Men to Love and Lead Their Families
Fatherlessness is a “rot that is eating away at the modern soul,” writes Douglas Wilson, and the problem goes far beyond physical absence. “Most of our families are starving for fathers, even if Dad is around, and there’s a huge cost to our children and our society because of it.” Father Hunger takes a thoughtful, timely, richly engaging excursion into our cultural chasm of absentee fatherhood. Blending leading-edge research with ...
Fathers and Sons (Oxford World's Classics)
Oxford University Press, USA
When a young graduate returns home he is accompanied, much to his father and uncle's discomfort, by a strange friend "who doesn't acknowledge any authorities, who doesn't accept a single principle on faith." Turgenev's masterpiece of generational conflict shocked Russian society when it was published in 1862 and continues today to seem as fresh and outspoken as it did to those who first encountered its nihilistic hero. This new ...
A Father Who Keeps His Promises: God's Covenant Love in Scripture
The eloquent teachings of Scott Hahn have moved thousands of Catholic Christians to a more vital expression of their faith. In A Father Who Keeps His Promises, the popular Catholic apologist explores the covenant love God reveals to us in the Scriptures, and explains how God patiently reaches out to us--despite our faults and shortcoming--to restore us into relationship with his divine Family. Join Hahn as he follows the high adventure of God's ...
Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History
A story of a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe and his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father's story and history itself.
The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips, and Advice for Dads-to-Be (New Father Series)
Armin A. Brott
This indispensable book explores the emotional, financial, and even physical changes the father-to-be may experience during his partner’s pregnancy. Written in an easy-to-absorb format and filled with sound advice and practical tips for men on such topics as, how to make sense of your conflicting emotions, how pregnancy affects your sex life, and how to start a college fund. This volume reassures, commiserates, and informs. It also ...
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