Research for New Dads

For new and expecting dads - answer some short online surveys.  Connect through the links to participate: @dadrocksNiagara dadrocksstudy@gmail.com

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In Search of That Oh So Elusive Gender Equality in Parenting

by John Hoffman Every once in awhile I see something on Twitter that is actually interesting. The other week it was a Tweet crowing about how Finland is the “only country where fathers spend more time with kids than mothers.” The implication was that Finland was some kind of haven of gender equity in parenting. …

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Smartphone: The latest thing “they” want you to worry about

By John Hoffman I am not a smartphone addict myself. But I really don’t want to join the chorus of people proclaiming their dire dangers for kids. For one thing, I can’t stand it when older people wag their fingers and declare that the younger generation should be able to do without things that hadn’t …

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Fatherhood Matters: Jan 11, 2018

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! How are we doing with fatherhood as a society?  This …

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Dads and Affection

by John Hoffman Are you less affectionate with your kids than your partner is with them? If so, do you ever wonder what that means? Or do you worry that people might think you don’t love your kid that much (or that your kids might even think that)? Spoiler alert. Don’t worry. You’re probably normal. …

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Fatherhood Matters: The Special Situations Issue

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.  This time we take some time to focus on some unique …

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