Dads in the Delivery Room? 1947? not quite.

I was in a doctor’s office waiting room recently and was drawn to the cover of a Reader’s Digest magazine, referring to the “eh to zed” of Canadian humour.  Reading through the samples of jokes and comedy quips, I eventually stumbled on this one for “W”.  This seems to reflect the place dad usually found himself … More Dads in the Delivery Room? 1947? not quite.

Sleep, Sweet Sleep: Seven truths about nightwaking from a dad who’s been through it

by John Hoffman Sleep is one of those uber loaded parenting topics. When you’ve got a baby or toddler who is a persistent nightwaker, sleep can be a precious and scare commodity, and the source of parental angst and conflict. Believe me, I do not have the answer to how to make a baby or … More Sleep, Sweet Sleep: Seven truths about nightwaking from a dad who’s been through it

Why Are Researchers Still Obsessed with Proving that Good Fathers are Good for Kids?

By John Hoffman So, yet another study has found that father involvement is beneficial for babies. This particular one found that toddlers whose fathers had been more engaged and sensitive scored higher on a sort of toddler IQ test called the Bayley Scales of Infant Development. My reaction: So what? Tell me something I don’t … More Why Are Researchers Still Obsessed with Proving that Good Fathers are Good for Kids?