We can all do this. I have a dog and always intend to have one. So I am off to a good start. I have a standing desk - I sit now for maybe 3 - 4 hours a day versus 12 - 14.
What can you do?
Michael Gurian: The Good Son: Shaping the Moral Development of Our Boys and Young Men
For all of us raising boys
Fari Amini: A General Theory of Love (Vintage)
The link between intimacy, dependency and development
Lise, Phd Eliot: What's Going on in There? : How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life
The Early Years for Parents
Betty Hart: Meaningful Differences in the Everyday Experience of Young American Children
Looks very interesting - will rate when read. 5 stars at Amazon
Robert Shaw: The Epidemic : The Rot of American Culture, Absentee and Permissive Parenting, and the Resultant Plague of Joyless, Selfish Children
A truly powerful book that hits so very hard