Topic: How middleborns can harness their unexpected and remarkable abilities.
Issues: What makes middle children different from their older and/or younger siblings; middle children in the workplace; middle children as parents; parenting a middle child; specific positive and negative traits associated with middle children.
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"Positive Parenting" Archives
“Armin Brott is totally believable, funny, and knowledgeable. The DVD is loaded with extremely helpful information and is nicely put together with beautiful graphics. A must-have for anyone who's ever heard, 'Honey, we're pregnant...'" —Marcus, Santa Fe, NM
“Toolbox for New Dads offers fathers an education in everything from holding a baby to staying connected to your partner.” —Mothering Magazine
“The perfection of his wisdom is that it’s so simple--suggestions that seem rather “duh” until you consider that when you were first home from the hospital it took days of trial and error to get into a groove.” —Snarky Momma Blog
“Watch this DVD and be new-Daddy-in-the-know instead of being new-Daddy-in-the-dark! You’ll be glad you did, your wife will be glad you did, and most importantly, your new baby will be glad you did.” —Zeke, Atlanta, GA
“...stood out immediately... because of its perceptive insights” —San Francisco Chronicle
“This book would make a great gift for any new dad.” —Lawrence Kutner, Ph.D., author of Pregnancy and Your Baby's First Year
Winner, "Adding Wisdom Award" from Parent-to-Parent
Named one of Child Magazine's Best Parenting Books
“Read a book? Who has time? But you’d be wise to find some so you can take advantage of a fabulous resource... The New Father.” —Sesame Street Parents
“Brott demystifies child development and offers insight and practical advice on living with a toddler. It's a book that will make fathers understand what’s going on with their children, and enjoy the vital role they play in their kids' lives even more.” —Pamela Abrams, former Editor-in-Chief, Child magazine
“Great book. Continuing wisdom from the guy who's really made it possible for me and so many dads I know to be as involved with our kids as we want to be. No question that this book has made me a better dad. Just ask my son.” —Antoine, Boston, MA
“Brott discusses the larger experience of being a father, in a well-crafted, sensible manner ... gives contemporary fathers their own comprehensive reference to the challenging and delightful toddler years.” —Ericka Lutz, Amazon.com
“Another great book in an intelligent series for dads. Armin Brott writes terrific parenting books for dads. They are well researched and the tone is encouraging and friendly.” —Parentsworld.com
Armin Brott has a way of addressing the concerns of parenting in a humorous, honest, and educated way. More than just a parenting book though, he also discusses the issues within the other relationships in your life and offers great solutions and tips on how to cope. --Meighan, SC
“Right from the beginning of this book, I found myself circling things and highlighting like mad, and saying to my wife: ‘hey! listen to this!’…. An excellent resource for any man who is truly interested in doing a real man's job: Being an involved father to his children.” —Parent Blogger's Network
“This is a great book that is relevant. Honestly, it is not just for Dads, but awesome for Fathers. A book that really does show the practical ways to interact, become involved and learn more about what is going on with your child.” —Fresh Brewed Blog
“I enjoyed the whole tone of the book which didn't, like many Mommy-focused books, use fear or guilt. I particularly enjoyed the wit of Brott's writing style.” —Delighted Blogger
“Not only does this book talk about the special relationships between a father and his kids, it also gives us mommies some great information as well. You will find a wealth of information written in a way that will keep your interest." —Island Review
"This, thankfully, is not another one of those goofy, dumbed-down books (think sports metaphors and caveman references) that make such amusing--but unhelpful--gifts for dads. In fact, this is as informative as any traditional parenting book out there (including those aimed at the moms), and in some ways even better. —Newsday
“Armin Brott, who brought us his insightful fathering series, continues to encourage men and their families with wisdom and wit in Father for Life.” —Parenting WithSuccess.com
“If you haven't read Father for Life, you are missing something. Brott does a sensational job describing the journey of a father. It's funny, informative, and additional stress relief...” —Ken Swarner, Ph.D., author of Whose Kids Are These Anyway?
“An essential guide for every dad.” —MSN
"Strikingly clear and easy to navigate... Armin’s effortless and honest conversational style of writing takes the reader through a large amount of incredibly valuable information with smooth sailing." —Blogger
"I bought this book a few years ago and find myself going back and reading it every 6 months or so. Inspires me to try and be a better dad." —Daddio, blogger
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