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In this episode of the Parent Footprint podcast, host Dr. Dan Peters invites author and poet Kwame Alexander to discuss the journey of fatherhood. They reflect on their childhoods and relationships with their fathers and now their own children. Throughout this reflection, they point out the generational shift in fatherhood, particularly as it relates to vulnerability. They emphasize the importance of being vulnerable and open with emotions as parents in order to set an example for your children to do the same.
This interview with ABC News unpacks specific quotes from Alexander’s memoir. Throughout this discussion, Alexander shares his own experiences with navigating vulnerability. He describes his hope that men will resonate with his memoir and be more open to vulnerability in their relationships with themselves and their families.
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During this week’s Listen resource, guest Alexander shared his journey to writing this memoir. Throughout the memoir, he shares pieces of his life from his childhood to his early adult experiences that impacted his role of being a father. As he reflects on his experiences, he shares his thoughts on bravery and vulnerability to support other parents in navigating their relationship with their own children.
Want to find more PG and 2e reads? Check out the Davidson Institute’s Bookshop.org storefront where we have curated book lists on some of the topics most important to the Young Scholars community. While these books are available from many retailers, all book links above go to Bookshop.org and are affiliate links which means your purchase also supports the Davidson Institute's mission and continuing work to support profoundly gifted students and their families.
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