Stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children, but also find profound meaning in doing so

Far from the tree

Far from the Tree

Andrew Solomon

  
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, a Books for a Better Life Award, and one of The New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books of 2012, this masterpiece by the National Book Award-winning author ofThe Noonday Demon features stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children, but also find profound meaning in doing so—“a brave, beautiful book that will expand your humanity” (People). => http://bit.ly/13umf5U

Ten Ways to be a Better Dad

1. Respect your children’s mother.
One of the best things a father can do for his children is to respect their mother. If you are married, keep your marriage strong and vital. If you’re not married, it is still important to respect the mother of your children. A father and mother who respect each other, and let their children know it, provide a secure environment for them. When children see their parents respecting each other, they are more likely to feel that they are also respected and accepted.

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