Notes to My Son by Eric Lynn

Rating: 4 out of 5.

What I Loved:

I loved the concept and execution of Notes to My Son. Written in the form of 25 letters to his son, Eric Lynn shares advice on life, being a dad, and so much more. I loved the way he put his feelings down as a tribute to his son.

How I Felt:

The letters, or notes, that Lynn has compiled for his son are broken up into 25 unique pieces. I have found that these really stayed with me after I finished. There is a lot of wonderful advice for people of all ages in this book.

In each of the segments, Lynn writes a few pages on his thoughts on each of the chapter’s topics. He gives inspiring notes and a quote. I enjoyed the little humorous additions that Lynn added to the advice section. It gave a lighthearted feel to the stories.

Overall: This was a lovely book dedicated from a father to his son. I loved the insightful thoughts on each chapter, and I know that others will too.

To Read or Not To Read:

I would recommend Notes to My Son for any parent. The ideas discussed in this book are perfect for an expecting parent, or one who has children that are grown. This would make a great gift for Father’s Day or a baby shower!

Where to Find This Book:

Notes to My Son by Eric Lynn is available at these sites.

Amazon Kindle | Amazon | Goodreads


“Your path is your own.”
“No one can tell you how to walk it.”
“Responsibility lies with you.”

These are just some of the important conversations we are gently reminded to embrace within Notes to My Son. With parenting, there are so many things we need to do and take care of, but what conversations are we having to be sure we truly impart the wisdom of our lives into our loved ones? Are we having difficult conversations, asking hard questions, and talking about things without regret?

Don’t let another day pass by without this book.  

In Notes to My Son, you’ll discover twenty-five topics to inspire deeper, more meaningful conversations throughout your child’s life, even if your child is now an adult on their own. 

Just the Facts:

  • Notes to My Son by Eric Lynn
  • Genre: Nonfiction
  • Page Count: 128 pages
  • Publisher:  Sharknado Press 
  • Pub Date: October 6, 2019

Eric Lynn spends his professional life managing workforce solutions for small, mid-sized and Fortune 1000 companies. With years of professional experience, Eric understands the value of preparation. Thus when his wife, Ashley, became pregnant, Eric sought a way to prepare for his new role as a father. Something shifted within him causing him to ask different questions of life.

As he awaited the arrival of his first child, future conversations with his son, Summit, began to take shape. Eager to prepare for this new role, Notes to My Son was born.

The Lynn family lives in Colorado where they enjoy climbing 14ers, skiing, playing tennis and appreciating the abundance of all nature has to offer. Eric and his family hope that the relatable life wisdom shared in this book touches the hearts of all who read it.


I was provided an advanced reader’s copy of this book for free. I am leaving my review voluntarily.

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