Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks Dad Review

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Society has given Dad’s a bad wrap to the point that dads can feel like it’s no hope.  Dads are vital to society and their kids. Dads need encouragement and that is exactly what Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks Dad gives.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks Dad Review

Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks Dad is 107 stories that uplift, thank, and remember dads of all kinds from kids of all ages. This is a great read for dads and kids alike.

The first story that I could relate to was “Preacher’s Kid”. I too am a PK so I knew exactly what the writer meant regarding moving.  As a PK, my family moved a lot too. There was a special family bond that we shared as we had nobody else to lean on, especially after just moving to a new town. I remember being so lucky to have my dad home or at least just next door at church all of my life. We spent a lot of time together. I loved it. We did a lot together as a PK family. One of my favorite memories that we did often was going to the Ohio River to watch the barges and sometimes throw bottles with notes in them into the river!

The 2nd story that I could relate to was the “Unfair Dad”. This story talked about how her father wouldn’t let her go all over town unsupervised while in middle school and high school. She couldn’t stay out past 9pm. She couldn’t wear or do the same things as her friends. She wasn’t allowed to watch PG13 movies or watch MTV. She didn’t learn until adulthood how her father was just protecting her. He kept her from bad decisions and risks that could have changed her life for the worst. Her father was protecting her.  My dad was the same way. I wasn’t allowed to watch MTV, listen to much secular music, stay out late, etc. I knew the reasons why even as a teenager but it was still hard to not ‘fit in’. Now, I am thankful for so many things that my dad didn’t allow. My dad protected me.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks Dad is full of inspirational stories on: How Dads say I love you, Lessons from Dad, Dads to the Rescue, Fathering Teens, Dads through the Thick and Thin, Dads Stepping up to the Plate, Dads Make Ties that Bind, Dads are Everyday Heroes, Dads and Moments that Last Forever, and Truly Grand Dads. This is another great book of inspirational stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul!

picture of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Dad

Buy Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks Dad

I recommend this book as a gift for Father’s Day, birthdays, get well soon, retirement, new dads gift, Grandparent’s Day, and just because gifts. You can purchase Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks Dad for about $10.17 at Amazon. Father’s Day is June 20, 2010, order now!

Win Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks Dad (Closed)

Updated: 6/15/10 Winners Announced: Congratulations, Jennifer H entry #53, Jeanette Huston entry #23, and Chrystal  entry #108. You each have 36 hours to respond or another entry will be randomly drawn. Thanks to all who entered!

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This was not a paid post. My own opinions were used based on my perceptions and experience. Thank you to Chicken Soup for the Soul who provided books for review & giveaway.

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123 thoughts on “Chicken Soup for the Soul Thanks Dad Review

  1. Khristi Cunningham says:

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More: 101 Stories Celebrating Double Trouble and Multiple Blessings

  2. Gianna says:

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More: 101 Stories Celebrating Double Trouble and Multiple Blessings

  3. tina reynolds says:

    I would love to also give my mom the chicken soup for moms thanks for the chance to win

  4. Lauren Presutti says:

    I love that this series of books continues to grow and covers topics of interest to everyone. I think the book for stay at home mom and working moms would be very interesting. Having been a mom that works from home, the inspirational stories in this book will truly motivate and help all moms who are at home full time

  5. Jill Myrick says:

    I am a fan of Chicken Soup For The Soul via Facebook as Jill Myrick.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

  6. Jill Myrick says:

    I would also enjoy reading Chicken Soup For the Soul Thanks Mom.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

  7. Denise says:

    I’d love to give, Nothing to Envy: Everyday Life in North Korea. It was touching and fascinating.

  8. Cecilia Dunbar Hernandez says:

    Dads are just as important to a child as a Mom and should always be loved and appreciated for everything they say and do. Happy Father’s Day to everyone and most of all to our FATHER GOD in Heaven!
    Please enter me in this fantastic contest and please let me know when I am a winner too!
    God bless everyone, Cecilia

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  10. Rose Habart says:

    I would love to get “Teens Talk getting into college” for my niece who is trying to figure out where she will be going!

  11. Carla Pullum says:

    I like the Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People !
    Carla
    cpullum(at)yahoo(dot)com

  12. Brittany A. Peterman says:

    I believe every teen leaving high school should definitely read Chicken Soup for the Soul : Campus Chronicles. It is one of the most exciting and meaningful book. It helps any scholar truly understand what college and dorm life is really like. It’s one of my most suggested Chicken Soups’.

  13. Jenna Wood says:

    I’d love to give Chicken Soup for the New/Mother’s Soul to my cousin!
    six_one_nine_girlie86 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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