the fun master

Compassionate new memoir proves kids are our best teachers

“About coping, self-sacrifice, and loss, The Fun Master is a moving memoir by a father who was transformed by his love for his child”Foreword Clarion Reviews

Stay-at-home dad shares the powerful story of how his special needs son changed his outlook on life – for the better

CHICAGO, Illinois – A self-involved academic struggling to cope with his own neurological problems, Jeff Seitzer could hardly take care of himself, let alone a child with special needs, when his son, Ethan, was born — but Ethan chose him anyway, and Jeff, to his great surprise, rose to the challenge.

Despite a myriad of health and other challenges, Ethan went on to thrive during his short life—all the while teaching Jeff that the true path to happiness is putting other people’s needs before your own and living in the moment rather than trying to control it.

In his deeply honest and stunningly crafted memoir, “The Fun Master” (SparkPress, August 16, 2022), Jeff Seitzer explores how parenting a special needs son and an adopted daughter changed his life for the better. Woven within Seitzer’s difficult journey are moments of pure joy sparked from the unconditional love and unbreakable bond shared by parent and child. 

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