Proud To Be A Dad

Leading up to Father's Day, we invite all dads to show their pride in being a father by flooding social media with photos of themselves with their children!   For some time now we have noticed that fathers have a stronger desire than ever to engage fully in their parenting experience, but sometime feel unsure …

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Fatherhood Matters: May 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 Casting Call looking for men …

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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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My Daughter Has a Boyfriend. What do I do now?

by Raymond From the first day our daughters our born, they will forever be the most important and most beautiful women in our lives. Therefore, it will be expected that no one can ever care for them as we do. However, as much as we want to believe that there will never be another man …

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How Your Baby Helps You Learn to be a Dad

by John Hoffman One thing I will never ever forget about my early days of fatherhood was the way physical contact with my son helped me feel like a dad. Like most new parents, I found the first few days of parenthood pretty overwhelming. It was joy and amazement mixed with all sorts of anxiety, …

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A “Touchy” Thought: children thrive with cuddles, caresses, and connection

by John Hoffman One of the very first articles I wrote for fathers was about touch. That’s because, as a new dad, one of my first “aha moments” was that touch was, in many ways, the main “language” of communication with newborn babies.  Everything I’ve learned since then—the research I’ve read, interviews with child development …

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