Splashing in Puddles

Splashing in Puddles

How to Be a Father to Your Daughter

David B. Van Heemst


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Book Details

Released: July 10, 2012

ISBN: 978-1-57799-516-6


Book Summary

Many of us feel comfortable raising boys because we were—and maybe still are—boys. We’re comfortable with rough-and-tumble, with fishing, shooting hoops, and geeking out with technology. But girls? How do you raise a girl? More importantly, how do you raise a godly girl?

Based on the latest research and his personal experience as the father of five daughters, author David B. Van Heemst details what a father must do in order to give his daughter strong foundations in Christ. With statistics, anecdotes, and discussion questions, Splashing in Puddles: How to Be a Father to Your Daughter brings clarity to fatherhood’s complexity. Van Heemst shows just how crucial a role the father has in the development of his daughter’s relationship with God, herself, and others.

Any man can teach her how to ride a bike. But only one man can teach her how to walk with God.

About The Author

David B. Van Heemst lives in Kankakee, Illinois with his wife, April, and their five daughters.  Maggie and Ellie are ten years old, and Anni, Libby, and Jessie are four years old.  They enjoy bike riding, going to the park, reading books, and playing games.

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