Fatherhood Matters: Nov 28, 2017

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! Fathers and Mothers Influence on Career Choices When children choose …

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Canadian National Fatherhood Survey – Last chance!

We have been collecting dads' thoughts from across Canada for a number of months now.  The survey will be closed on July 15.  This is your last chance to complete the survey for a chance to win one of three $50 gift certificates to the movies.  Take 5 minutes and share your thoughts: English French …

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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 …

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Dads Wanted: research on raising kids in Canada

by Gillian Ranson As a sociologist with many years of research experience in the area of family life, I have come to have a lot of respect for fathers as caregivers.  Apart from seeing examples of caring dads in my own family and among friends, I’ve now spent a lot of time talking with fathers …

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The Directive – Nov 29/16

Welcome to The Directive. This is a regular assortment of father related news stories, information, and fun stuff.  If you have anything you would like posted here, please send it our way. Registration for the Canadian Father Involvement Conference is now open.  Check out the plans for conversations focused on vulnerable fathers and families. Earlybird …

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The Directive – Nov 15/16

Welcome to The Directive. This is a regular assortment of father related news stories, information, and fun stuff.  If you have anything you would like posted here, please send it our way. Registration for the Canadian Father Invovlement Conference is now open. How's your Mo?  Check out what you can do to support and raise …

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