Fatherhood Matters: April 2019

Fatherhood Matters is what Dad Central uses to stay in touch with you.  This is where we post interesting news, ideas, resources, and some fun stuff about fatherhood.  It is a mix of info for dads and info for those working to support fatherhood.  Enjoy! Dad Joke of the Month Indigenous and Newcomer Father resources …

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5 Key Steps To Overcoming Your Mistakes As a Dad

by Drew Soleyn “Man, I’ve really messed up. What’s wrong with me?! Why can’t I control myself? How come I keep making thesame mistake?!” Guys, do any of you recognize that voice? Any chance it could be your own? I heard that persistent voice every time I messed up as a dad. No matter how …

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Hey Mom, You Influence Dad’s Connection with the Kids

by John Hoffman In my second last post for Dad Central I want to go back one of the most important factors in fathering, which is mothers. Not the father’s own mother, but the mother of his children. One of the first articles I wrote about fathering, almost 30 years ago, was about “roadblocks” to …

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The Motherload Part 2: Some loads are meant to be shared

by Brian Russell Maybe I just made up a new proverb: it's the invisible load that is often the heaviest to bear.  It is the things we are not aware of that weigh us down the most because we feel their weight, but don't realize what is causing it. This is the case for moms …

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Fathering in a New Land – update

We are pleased to announce that Fathering in a New Land is now free! And we are inviting newcomer fathers, their families, and anyone who supports or works with them to join us.  This will be an afternoon of information, conversation, and connecting focused on the issues and experiences of newcomer fathers. We will hear …

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