Finally, a book written by a dad to truly help other dads become better dads and husbands! Thanks to Joshua Levitt, a naturopathic physician in Connecticut and father of three, dads everywhere will learn: how to get back in shape after baby’s arrival; become involved fathers; and “Man Up” (love that phrase!). Joshua authored Baby Barbells, The Dad’s Guide to Fitness and Fathering, an incredibly fun filled guide that talks dads through creative, all over, body exercises they can perform with their babies. The wonderful illustrations make you want to read this Guide from cover to cover and try out every exercise he suggests. I especially like the Sit Ups Not Spit Ups exercise!
I love how he also includes tips to become a better father through “Embrace the Pace”, and how to be a better husband through “Channel Your Inner Janitor.” Additionally, he incorporates educational tidbits about the importance of bonding with your child, as well as baby wearing, schedules, baby gear and nutrition.
My husband and brother-in-law thought it was a great “man’s” baby book. Both were quite impressed by the creativity of the exercises. They also appreciated the helpful how to be a better daddy/husband tips Joshua includes. Great tips to score points with mama!
I have to tell you, I was pretty jealous that it was written for dads and not for moms. But, honestly, this book can be a great gift for a mom or a dad. Help spread the word so that we can get this book on everyone’s registry list! This book can be purchased at all of your favorite book stores and on the Baby Barbells website, www.babybarbells.com, for approximately $10.