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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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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Fatherhood Matters: February 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 National Conference Registration still open …

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The Keys to Being a Good Dad: Part 1

by John Hoffman In my final three blogs I’m going to focus on what I think I’ve learned about what it takes to make a good father. Some people might start with words like commitment or love or parenting skills, but I’m going to start with another word: stress. Why stress? Commitment, love and skills …

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Fatherhood Matters: Looking ahead

by Brian Russell So we come to the end of yet another year.  It has been a good year with many new connections and opportunities.  And now we look ahead with an eye to what fatherhood in this country can be.  Two things are approaching in 2019 that could affect the course of fatherhood in …

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Your relationship with your daughter can ultimately save her life

by Raymond Your relationship with your daughter can ultimately save her life. It’s true, the relationship you have with your daughter can prevent serious issues in her future. The problem is, nobody talks about this. As fathers we believe if we provide and protect, we are doing exactly what is expected of us. Nobody tells …

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