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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What Men Say: a summary of the National Fatherhood Survey

Earlier this year Dad Central held an online survey to find out from men how they fulfill their role as fathers and what they think about how fatherhood is perceived across Canada.  Here are the Fatherhood Survey Highlights. What Men Say: when it comes to parenting, most men just try their best and hope it …

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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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