The Directive – Sept 6, 2016

Welcome to The Directive. This is a regular assortment of father related news stories, information, and fun stuff. Fatherhood gets a lot of press in a new publication: Research Perspective on Work and the Tranistion to Motherhood. Fatherhood is the focus of world-wide research: Rwanda Brazil Bulgaria and The Netherlands Bangladesh Become Father-friendly certified – … More The Directive – Sept 6, 2016

Back to School

by John Hoffman Here we are halfway through August and three quarters of the way through summer holidays for school kids. And that means we’ll soon be seeing the usual round of media advice about how to get kids ready for “back to school.” I sometimes think we make too much of a big deal about … More Back to School

Dads and Moms Needed: research on the impact of PPD on families

ARE YOU PREGNANT OR JUST HAD A BABY LESS THAN 2 WEEKS AGO? The Unviersity of Toronto has an exciting study for you to participate in! University of Toronto researchers are currently recruiting over 5000 new mothers AND fathers across Canada to participate in an innovative and exciting new study. We would like to learn more … More Dads and Moms Needed: research on the impact of PPD on families