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Michael Byron Smith

Michael Byron Smith is a retired Air Force officer and civilian engineer. His chosen area to give back to society is as an advocate for better fathering. His book, tentatively entitled "The Power of Dadhood" will be published by Familius.com in Spring 2015. He also writes a blog for dads called "Helping Fathers to be Dads."

Recent Posts

The First Lesson for Every New Dad: Be CLASSY

Posted by Michael Byron Smith   |   Jul 22, 2015
Owner’s manuals come with about anything you can buy these days--from cameras and lenses to Mercedes Benzes. These manuals... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Teach the Magic of Learning to Your Preschool Children

Posted by Michael Byron Smith   |   Jan 27, 2015
The early education of a child is a crucial aspect of future success and happiness. The most important qualities to nurture... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Tips & Tricks

Never Forget, You are a Father!

Posted by Michael Byron Smith   |   Sep 2, 2014
Here’s something to put on your wall at work or your bathroom, where you will see it every day. A reminder of the important... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

That’s Part of Growing Up?

Posted by Michael Byron Smith   |   Mar 17, 2014
We’ve all heard the phrase, “that’s part of growing up”. It takes a lot of learning and experience to grow up, but sometimes,... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

The Hidden Costs of Dysfunctional Families

Posted by Michael Byron Smith   |   Jan 24, 2014
I have achieved much in my life and some don’t understand this, but I am an under achiever. Why I consider myself an under... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

The Seven “BE”s of a Successful Dad

Posted by Michael Byron Smith   |   Dec 18, 2013
Being a successful father is not an easy task! It's complicated because you'll find yourself asking ‘what are the answers’... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

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