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Best Fatherhood Books to Read

Here is a list of the best Fatherhood books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Be Prepared: Be Prepared (2004)

Best Fatherhood Books to ReadAn indispensable survival manual for guys entering the trenches of fatherhood, Be Prepared is loaded with one-of-a-kind insights, MacGyver-esque tips and tricks, and no-nonsense advice for mastering the first year as a dad. Finally, a book that teaches men all the things they really need to know about fatherhood…including how to: • change a baby at a packed sports stadium• create a decoy drawer full of old wallets, remote controls, and cell phones to throw baby off the scent of your real gear• stay awake (or at least upright) at work• babyproof a hotel…
Author(s): Gary Greenberg, Jeannie Hayden

2. The Expectant Father: The Ultimate Guide for Dads-to-Be (The New Father) (2015)

Best Fatherhood Books to Read  —best-selling author, broadcaster, nationally syndicated columnist, and dad of three—is . His wisdom—along with the advice of leading obstetricians and researchers, and the experience of hundreds of real-life dads—is collected here in The Expectant Father, the essential guide for dads-to-be. Brott’s reassuring of your partner’s pregnancy gives you the tools you need to support your partner, prepare for the baby’s arrival, and take care of yourself during this exciting time. Each chapter covers:  , emotionally and physically  , every step of the way from fertilized…
Author(s): Armin A. Brott, Jennifer Ash

3. We’re Pregnant! The First Time Dad’s Pregnancy Handbook (2018)

Best Fatherhood Books to ReadFrom first-time dad to all-time great parent and partnerBeing a great first-time dad doesn’t mean being perfect, it means approaching and participating in the pregnancy experience with confidence. From easy-to-understand stats on the mommy and baby, to discussing and designing a birthing plan, We’re Pregnant! The First-Time Dad’s Pregnancy Handbook provides insightful, in-depth suggestions on how to be an ideal partner, and become a fully-prepared parent.We’re Pregnant! The First-Time Dad’s Pregnancy Handbook gives the first-time father the tools he needs to prepare for a newborn’s arrival. Featuring must-ask…
Author(s): Adrian Kulp

4. Home Game: An Accidental Guide to Fatherhood (2010)

Best Fatherhood Books to ReadThe New York Times bestseller: “Hilarious. No mushy tribute to the joys of fatherhood, Lewis’ book addresses the good, the bad, and the merely baffling about having kids.”―Boston Globe When Michael Lewis became a father, he decided to keep a written record of what actually happened immediately after the birth of each of his three children. This book is that record. But it is also something else: maybe the funniest, most unsparing account of ordinary daily household life ever recorded, from the point of view of the man inside. The remarkable thing about this story…
Author(s): Michael Lewis

5. The New Father: A Dad’s Guide to the First Year (New Father Series) (2015)

Best Fatherhood Books to ReadAn indispensable handbook on all aspects of fatherhood during the first 12 months, by the author of The Expectant Father. The essential handbook for all things first-year father is now fully updated and revised. Not only will new dads get a month-by-month guide to their baby’s development, men reading The New Father will learn how they change, grow, and develop over the first twelve months of fatherhood. In each chapter, Brott focuses on What’s Going On with the Baby; What You’re Going Through; What’s Going On with Your Partner; You and Your Baby; Family Matters; and more. The latest research, as…
Author(s): Armin A. Brott

6. Fatherhood by Bill Cosby (1987-05-03) ()

Best Fatherhood Books to ReadMass Market Paperback Publisher: Berkley Books (1817) ASIN: B01FEPS7IC Package Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.8 x 0.7 inches Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 13 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,165,500 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?…
Author(s): Jan 1, 1817

7. Hacking Fatherhood: Preparing For Success In The Biggest Role of Your Life (2017)

Best Fatherhood Books to ReadHacking Fatherhood is the 24-month guide for serious dads-to-be. This is the information you need before your little one arrives. The chronological action plan is loaded with little known insights and superior strategies to become a family hero in the modern age. It’s the ultimate manual for guys who are willing to work smarter to achieve elite success. Much more than a collection of tips for merely surviving pregnancy, this is the advanced plan for thriving as a new father and family leader. Each section is packed will valuable tactics to fortify your marriage, save your wallet, and transform you into the man you were designed to be.Topics…
Author(s): Dr. Nate Dallas

8. The Fatherhood Principle: God’s Design and Destiny for Every Man (2008)

Best Fatherhood Books to Readof all men is fatherhood. Whether a man is married or single, and whether or not he has children, he is designed by God to fulfill the role of father in the lives of those around him. It is his calling to reflect the creative and cultivating nature of God. This book provides key principles and insights that will teach you how to be a father in your personal sphere of influence. In clear and compelling terms, Dr. Munroe explains how a man can become source, nourisher, sustainer, protector, teacher, discipler, leader, head, caring one, and developer. The Fatherhood Principle provides practical guidelines for fulfilling your…
Author(s): Myles Munroe, John C. Maxwell

9. The Dad’s Edge: 9 Simple Ways to Have: Unlimited Patience, Improved Relationships, and Positive Lasting Memories (2015)

Best Fatherhood Books to ReadThe Dad’s Edge If you could improve one area in your fatherhood journey…what would it be? What would it be like if you mastered not one, but several aspects of your dad journey all at once? What would life be like if you improved your level of parenting patience, had better and deeper connections with your wife and kids, improved your relationships outside the immediate family, and all while mastering a good work/life balance? How would life be different if you did this? Hello, I’m Larry Hagner and I’m a dad. I love being a dad. And I believe that being a dad is one of the most…
Author(s): Larry Hagner

10. From Fatherless to Fatherhood (2018)

Best Fatherhood Books to ReadAuthor and world renowned actor Omar Epps chronicles his journey from humble beginnings in Brooklyn, New York, to the bright lights of Hollywood. Having grown up without his biological father, then becoming a father himself, Epps shares his story of pain and triumph in a uniquely visceral way. It’s an intimate, unapologetic, and emotional conversation about childhood, manhood, and parenting. From Fatherless to Fatherhood touches on many themes surrounding the importance of family and community. It also shows how men can break the cycle of fatherlessness within their families, and come to terms with their own issues surrounding their…
Author(s): Omar Epps

Best Fatherhood Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some fatherhood books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The New Politics of Fatherhood: Men's Movements and Masculinities

Author(s): Ana Jordan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2411661

Chinese Fatherhood, Gender and Family: Father Mission

Author(s): Mario Liong
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1678446

Fatherhood in Transition: Masculinity, Identity and Everyday Life

Author(s): Thomas Johansson, Jesper Andreasson
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2017, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1701266

Raised Right: Fatherhood in Modern American Conservatism

Author(s): Jeffrey R. Dudas
Publisher: Stanford University Press, Year: 2017, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2187594

Pops in Pop Culture: Fatherhood, Masculinity, and the New Man

Author(s): Elizabeth Podnieks (eds.)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US, Year: 2016, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1532289

Fatherhood, Adolescence and Gender in Chinese Families

Author(s): Qiong Xu
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK, Year: 2016, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1678455

The fatherhood of God in John Calvin’s thought

Author(s): Calvin, Jean; Stetina, Karin Spiecker
Publisher: Paternoster, Year: 2016, Size: 395 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2378236

Family Men: Fatherhood and Masculinity in Britain, 1914-1960

Author(s): Laura King
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2015, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1302323

Fatherhood and the British Working Class, 1865-1914

Author(s): Julie-Marie Strange
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2015, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1319244

Project Fatherhood: A Story of Courage and Healing in One of America's Toughest Communities

Author(s): Jorja Leap
Publisher: Beacon Press, Year: 2015, Size: 463 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 1437783

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly best-sellers according to The New York Times, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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