• First-Time Dad

  • The Ultimate Guide to Be a Great Father
  • By: Brendon Foster
  • Narrated by: Damian Kemper
  • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
  • 3.6 out of 5 stars (18 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Learn how you can become the best dad with the help of this ultimate guide!

Are you a new father and want to supercharge your parenting skills? Looking to start your child’s life off on the right foot and help your partner manage? Then, this audiobook is for you!

Fatherhood can be a new and exciting time, but if you aren’t prepared, it can cause a whole host of challenges and difficulties. But now, this book uncovers how you can revolutionize your parenting skills and succeed in the world of fatherhood!

Covering everything from the top tips you need to know to how you can manage the pressure of fatherhood, juggle your work and home life, and make enough time for your new child, this audiobook is your ultimate guide to improving your parenting skills and preventing these new responsibilities from overwhelming you.

Here’s what you’ll discover inside this ultimate guide:

  • Fatherhood before and after birth - everything you need to know
  • Reasons why fatherhood is a journey to personal growth and development
  • Tips and tricks for dealing with the pressure of being a dad
  • Ways to balance work and home
  • Secrets to keeping the romance alive after a new baby
  • The Ways technology is changing our view of fatherhood
  • Society’s shifting expectations for dads
  • And so much more!

So, if you’re looking for a powerful way of revolutionizing the way you view fatherhood, then this is the book for you. Start off your child’s life on the right foot, learn to manage your time and responsibilities effectively, and don’t let parenthood overwhelm you.

FAQs

Is this book good for fathers both before and after birth?

Absolutely! No matter where your baby is in their development, this book can help you.

I already have a child. Can this book help?

Inside, you’ll find a wealth of valuable information.

I’m a stay-at-home dad. Is this book good for me?

Of course! Inside, you’ll find an entire section on how you can be a brilliant stay-at-home dad.

Buy now to discover how you can become a great dad today!

©2019 Brendon Foster, Avril Evans (P)2020 Brendon Foster, Avril Evans

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The narration of this book made it hard to listen to, book is read by a robot for sure.

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Good Info, Narration Trouble

I really did like a lot of the encouragement in this book. Some gems stood out that I can tell will mean a lot to me as a new dad. I don't like giving critical reviews, but this issue just kept happening.

I can’t understand what happened in some of the narrating. Or at least why someone didn’t catch it before releasing this audiobook. Either the script being read was bad, or the narrator would misread something. I’m sure I would stumble every now and then if it were me narrating, but the point would be to do another take on that section before releasing the audio.

Some of the phrasing is strange so you can’t understand what he’s saying. Also, some of the words are just wrong. For instance, in the section on the importance of delegation, he states, “you can’t do anything.” I am sure that the correct phrase here would be, “you can’t do everything.”

Another example. One section header advised dads to “love conditionally” ... after replaying a couple times I realized, no, they meant “love unconditionally.” Another spot mis-quoted the phrase as, “do I state, not as I do” (leaving out the word AS, “do AS I state, not as I do”).

Overall it was a decent listen, I just found myself confused in more than a few moments due to this issue, having to rewind and de-code. I eventually just had to put the book down.

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  • 04-26-20

great info but not narrator

No narrator's monotone delivery made it difficult for me to actually get into and pay attention to the information. So I did a lot of re-listening as I went along. However, this book gave some great info nuggets as it went on. This made it worth my time.

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This book may be great, but due to the poor recording quality and narrator I can’t continue to listen to it. I should have listened to a sample before wasting a credit.

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loved it

Really enjoyed hearing the audio book in the car to work and around town. I would recommend the audio book.

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Awesome Audible

I enjoyed this book. This book is informative. I am very glad to purchase and listen this book. I would strongly recommended to all for this great book. Thanks to speaker.

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sets the realities of what's ahead

Quick and easy read for what to expect. Would recommend to new fathers. Brings to light the amazing process of having a child.

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There are definitely some common sense, you’ll fig

It had good tips and it was well written, however the author refers to your baby as "she" and "her". If you have a girl then it will just seem natural. But I had a boy and it was very distracting. I wouldn't recommend that they him or he, but rather change it to "it" or "the baby" to keep it more universal, no mater what gender the child is.

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This book was too disJointed. Kept switching characters and stories from one chapter to the other very hard to follow. I’m going to go back and read it from the beginning and see if I can do better the second time but actually I don’t think I would recommend it.

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The introduction to characters was a bit confusing but once you finally understand, it all becomes quite impressive. The story has so many emotions and a beautiful set of personalities. The narrator's were brilliant. It's a short story, you can't put down. I finished it in 3 night's.

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  • Rokas
  • 06-22-21

Narration is about as good as the book itself

Do not waste your time. It was narrated in someone's wardrobe and the book is written from the point of view of dad you do not want to be.

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  • Nicholas Wright
  • 03-25-21

Shockingly bad

I read all the 5 star reviews and thought this would be great. It’s a shockingly bad listen, the narration is flat and poor quality and the content is jargon.

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  • Jennifer Black
  • 02-20-20

This book tips overcome my expectations!

I would recommend it to any new dad. I've listened to this book twice already, and I plan to lessen it a third in a couple of years. I learned lots from this book.

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  • Nicholas Bryant
  • 02-20-20

A book with extraordinary information.

Dad said listen this book helped him prepare for the baby is here. A fabulous book is full of well-researched information that is fresh and relevant.