Posted October 1, 2012 by jimhigley
We live in such a fast-paced world, don’t we? And many parents worry about the lack of time to spend and connect with kids.
In today’s show, we’ll explore how to find quality parenting time in the nooks-and-crannies of our whirlwind days. Our guest is Dr. John Duffy, a highly regarded clinical psychologist, parenting expert and dad. Dr. Duffy is also the author of The Available Parent.
You’ll walk away from this conversation with great insight and tips including:
•What being an “Available Parent” really means
• Why it’s critical for you, as a parent, to manage your own fears, judgments and egos
• The importance of emotional connections and the value of having an “Emotional Bank Account”
• Ideas for parenting “on the fly”
•Why you need to value YOURSELF for being a great parent!
So stick around. You’ll also enjoy today’s Huggies “Bottoms Up!” Spotlight on Dad. Our guest is Al Watts of The National At-Home Dad Network - a vibrant community of dads both on-line and in communities near you. Raise your glass and help us toast this wonderful dad group!