by Sam G Being sick is never a good thing. Being sick with kids running around is even tougher. Check out Sam G’s reflections on parenting when sick. Check out more of Sam G’s videos here. Advertisements
Every summer we try to report on the activities of the past year. Download the 2017 report here or read it below. Dad Central Ontario Provincial Coordinator’s Report July 2017 Dad Central Ontario (DCO) has been actively involved in promoting and discussing father involvement across Ontario and the rest of Canada this year. Here … More Dad Central Ontario – Annual Report
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
The Directive 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 Central Ontario Annual Report Want to see what DCO … More The Directive: Aug 8, 2017
I was in a doctor’s office waiting room recently and was drawn to the cover of a Reader’s Digest magazine, referring to the “eh to zed” of Canadian humour. Reading through the samples of jokes and comedy quips, I eventually stumbled on this one for “W”. This seems to reflect the place dad usually found himself … More Dads in the Delivery Room? 1947? not quite.
Travelling with kids can be an awesome, fun experience. But most of us know the stresses that can go along with planning, the long days in the car or airport, the cries of boredom, etc. I guess these can be expected. Sam G (Naivasha09 on YouTube) gives some ideas for how he gets his kids … More Travelling with Kids: Get them to plan ahead
by John Hoffman It always sticks in my craw a little bit when people say, “Play is child’s work.” I know what they’re trying to get at. Play is a really important part of children’s development. But what bugs me about comparing child’s play to adult work is that, forme, play is the exact opposite … More FUN: It’s important to child development in more ways than you think