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Publisher Comments:

Get in the game of fatherhood!

All new dads want to bond with their babies — but how? With seventy-two safe, simple exercises, each illustrated with a fun photograph, Rookie Dad helps busy fathers make a real connection with their little ones — and have a ball doing it!

  • "Shake Hands with Dad" promotes motor coordination
  • "Eyes on the Ball" boosts eye-tracking skills
  • "Flashlight Tag" is fun at lights-out time
  • "Crunch Time" helps baby learn balance while tightening Daddy's abs
  • "Box Score" is a fantastic tool for bedtime,helping babies enjoy snug spaces

These and other age-appropriate activities, designed for the newborn to the twelve-month-old, help develop fundamental skills needed for sitting, crawling, walking, and more. They also plant the seeds for a lifelong love of sports and physical fitness. But all Baby knows is Dad is really fun to be with! Be a champion to the MVP in your life — by sharing the joyful and unique approach to quality time illustrated in Rookie Dad.

Synopsis:

Nationally renowned pediatric therapist Susan Fox offers 75 safe, simple exercises to help busy fathers get comfortable and make a lasting connection with their little ones in this one-of-a-kind, illustrated activity book. Photos.

About the Author

Susan Fox has been a licensed pediatric neurodevelopmental therapist for twenty-five years, and is currently director of the Pediatric Therapy Clinic in Seattle. The author of Baby Steps, Fox teaches workshops on child development, lectures at the University of Washington, and trains early childhood educators, therapists, nurses, and physicians.

Table of Contents

Contents

1. The Pregame Show

2. Game Time

Includes exercises from birth to three months

3. Touchdown: Getting Your Baby to Sleep

Includes exercises from birth to four months

4. The End Run: Surviving Those Dirty Diapers

Includes exercises from birth to twelve months

5. The Handoff: When Mom Leaves You Alone With the Baby

Includes exercises from six weeks and upward

6. Road Games: How to Take Your Baby Out on the Town, Without Losing Your Mind

Includes exercises from birth upward

7. Surprise Moves: When Your Baby First Rolls Over

Includes exercises from four to eight months

8. Major League Milestone: When Your Baby Sits Up

Includes exercises from five to nine months

9. Up and Running! Your Baby Masters Crawling and Standing, and — Finally — Takes That First Step

Includes exercises from six to eighteen months

10. A Whole New Ball Game: When Your Baby Turns One

Includes exercises from six months upward

Afterword "Dad's My Hero"

Appendix Baby's Behavior: What to Expect, When, and How to Deal with It

Acknowledgments

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743410342
Author:
Fox, Susan
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Activities
Subject:
Infants
Subject:
Infants & Toddlers - Infants
Subject:
Fatherhood
Subject:
Recreation
Subject:
Exercise for children
Subject:
Father and infant
Subject:
General Family & Relationships
Subject:
Life Stages - Infants & Toddlers/Infants
Subject:
Parenting - Fatherhood
Subject:
Infants -- Development.
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
no. PR03
Publication Date:
May 2001
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.31 in 10.5 oz

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