A DAD IS FOR SPENDING TIME WITH by Charlie Shedd

A DAD IS FOR SPENDING TIME WITH

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KIRKUS REVIEW

If the title reminds you of a Joan Walsh Anglund nosegay, so will the sentiments inside: examples of good fathering which reiterate that time ""is the single most appreciated trait of One Neat Dad."" As in columnist/minister Shedd's other books (Smart Dads I Know, The Best Dad Is a Good Lover), the citations are both homegrown and reader-contributed, the advice vanilla-flavored. ""If you study hard enough, work hard enough, and pray hard enough, you can be almost anything you want to be."" ""A father's job is not to make his children a success. It is to take the time to prepare the way so they can make themselves successful."" Wonder-bread homilies, spiritually sound but hardly bracing.

Pub Date: June 18th, 1978
Publisher: Sheed Andrews & McMeel