Scott Hanley’s journey as a single parent raising two boys is a wellspring of experience, advice and know-how. Using his own deeply personal notes on the process of raising his children, recorded as their lives unfolded, he determined that love and respect would be the simple base upon which he would build relationships.
The Dad Connection: A Bridge to Your Children is Scott’s understanding of the love, respect, patience, energy, care, perspective, service and trust needed to build strong and deeply loving parent-child relationships. It is a life-altering lens through which to see, understand and love the relationship you have been blessed to receive.
In Praise of The Dad Connection:
“Scott Hanley’s new book sheds a glowing light on how to connect with your children. His unique experience raising two boys in a complicated world gives the reader an insightful look on rewarding ways to enrich the relationship between fathers and sons. A great read!”
-Tod Breslau, Father and Business Owner
….”A personal and endearing story of growth between father/dad and sons. Lessons are based on deep reflections with regard to service, love and respect and much more….unconditional love and fulfillment of personal responsibility. This story easily swept me to reflect on my relationship with my daughter”.
-Dan Eyink, Father and MD, DABMA
“The Dad Connection offers parents thoughtful and positive advice on
how to modify our own actions—and reactions—to build meaningful and
connected relationships with our children. With clear and simple
principles, real-life examples and practical applications, this book is a must-have resource for parents who want to do better, but don’t
-Beven Byrnes, Mother and director of communications & community advocacy, Compassionate Choices, national nonprofit
“Scott Hanley’s book is an insightful account of parenting and loving. Above all Scott teaches his children and us through lines of his book, to love fully and without fear. The reader is enlightened as to the importance and path for raising our children with a bond beyond words and action that lasts a lifetime, long after they leave our daily embrace.”
-Lauren Tietsort, Mother and Director of Individual Giving OMSI
“Scott Hanley has written a gem of a book on the foundations of child-centered parenting, and the spiritual gifts it provides to both parent and child. Applying these principles will build a deeper and more fulfilling relationship with your children over the course of your lifetime together. ”
-Gwen Cody, Mother and LCSW