When kids misbehave, act out or refuse to listen, yelling may feel like the most instinctive thing to do, but yelling at kids has been shown to have detrimental short and long-term psychological effects on children.
Dad Central’s vision is to see an involved, responsible and devoted dad for every child. To help achieve this vision, we’d like to simplify what it means to be a positively involved dad. It’s also important that we communicate our position that healthy families come in many forms. What is also true from research is that positive father involvement is essential.
Learning to be actively involved in play with your kids is an important part of being a dad. This blog features excerpts from our “Daddy, Come Play With Me” booklet to help dads understand their role in play and how they can build bonds with their kids through play all while helping them learn important skills.
Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day, created to bring awareness about Canadian’s mental health and end the stigma.
In honour of today’s purpose, Dad Central is sharing research about fathers and mental health. As you’ll see, the needs are important and have critical implications for both children and mothers, as well as fathers.
Today we’re sharing a short blog featuring five of our top blog posts of 2020. We’re always open to new blog ideas and would love for you to share any ideas you’d like to see us write about this year. If there’s anything you’d like to see us write more about or new topics you’d like us to cover, please share your suggestions with us in the blog comments below.