STLMoms: Power of Dadhood

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - In today’s STLMoms segment we are turning our attention to dads. Michael Byron Smith joins us to discuss his book, “The Power of Dadhood: How to Become the Father your Child Needs.”

The retired Air Force colonel and engineer, father to 3, grandfather to 4, and blog writer of "Helping Fathers to be Dads," shares his top 7 characteristics of a successful Dad:

  1. Be involved
  2. Be principled
  3. Be consistent
  4. Be loving
  5. Be fun
  6. Be balanced
  7. Be passionate

Visit his website or blog to purchase his book on tips to be a successful dad.