#134: The New Dad’s Playbook with Benjamin Watson (Podcast)

being a new dad

NFL athlete and Super Bowl champion Benjamin Watson knows a thing or two about big games. But he says the biggest game in life—parenting, specifically fatherhood—is one for which there is no playbook. Watson shares, “I could find clearer direction for putting together a baby swing than for taking care of a newborn child.” His new book, The New Dad’s Playbook: Gearing Up for the Biggest Game of Your Life solves this problem of being a new dad and feeling unprepared by sharing parenting tips, wisdom and practical advice for new dads.

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Dads, you are not perfect, but you can be present.

Support and encourage your wife.

Prepare for the most important calling in your life: to be a Dad.

The New Dad’s Playbook is every man’s game plan to being the best partner and the best father, from pre-season (preparing for fatherhood) to Super Bowl (birth) to post-season (after baby is home). It helps men understand what their wives are going through physically and emotionally during and after pregnancy, allowing them to support their most important teammate. It tells men what to expect when their baby is home–and what to do when the unexpected happens. This tell-it-like-it-is book will take men from just winging it to winning it.

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Get your copy here: The New Dad’s Playbook: Gearing Up for the Biggest Game of Your Life

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