by John Hoffman When Chris Wilton is driving along in the car with his family, he’ll sometimes reach back and hold one of his boys’ feet for a few seconds. He started doing this when the boys were little. He still does it the odd time. “Usually it’s just a squeeze rather than a prolonged … More Points of Connection
Are you part of the city of Toronto – either by residence, work, or play? Would you be interested in discussing the state of Fatherhood within Toronto? Join us for an evening of discussion, planning, and networking about fatherhood. Wed Oct 25 6:30 – 9:00 Native Child and Family Services 30 College St We are … More Fatherhood Matters . . . in Toronto
The Directive is Dad Central Ontario’s way of staying connected with you. … More The Directive: Sept 19, 2017
The answer may surprise you! by John Hoffman My last blog was about “big talks” with kids. This one is about big voices. I mean yelling at kids. I’d guess that most fathers do it sometimes and I’d also bet that few of them feel very good about it. Tony Errington (not his real name), … More What’s the best way to stop yelling at your kids?
The Directive is Dad Central Ontario’s way of staying connected with you. … More The Directive: Sept 6, 2017
ed note: Many interesting and confusing things are going in the world today. With the school year looming we thought it would be prudent to consider how to talk with about those issues that directly affect our kids. In this post, John encourages us to have these important conversations as we journey through life with our … More Big Talks and Tricky Conversations
by John Hoffman The Father of All Dads Groups Please forgive me if my enthusiasm gets a little over the top in this blog about Dad Club London. But, Whoa Daddy! These guys are awesome! Dad Club London (DCL) was launched in April 2013 by Jeremy McCall, a social services professional who wanted to connect … More The Father of All Dads Groups