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At Dad Central our vision is to see every child have access to an involved, responsible and devoted dad. We exist to connect, inspire and train dads and communities to build healthy children together.
As we approach the fall of 2021 and a post-pandemic world, we’re starting a new blog series that goes back to the basics. It’s our Facts For Fathers series.
Just about everything you could ever want to accomplish as a parent is tied to the relationship you have with your child. Whether you want to encourage good behaviour and judgement, teach skills or pass on good values, you won’t get far if you and your child don’t feel a sense of connection.
How many times have you caught yourself saying that there could be no other solution to a problem — and that that problem leads to a dead end? How many times have you felt stumped knowing that the problem laying before you is one you cannot solve. No leads. No options. No solutions.
Although family vacations can be a little frustrating at times, they’re the source of many comical and pleasant memories. Whether you plan to go to the beach, the mountains, or even the big city, you can take a memorable family vacation that’s low-stress and fun for everyone.
Are you thinking that you don’t have time to fit exercise into your busy lifestyle? Well, think again! Here are 8 simple routines that are easy to do and – best of all – they don’t take much time. Just spend 10 minutes or less on these easy activities and a new, healthier lifestyle will be yours!
Walking in peace and harmony can sound cliché, but it’s actually important! If you’re looking for ways to cultivate peace and feel more connected, know that this experience comes from within you. Open your mind and heart and you can experience the joy and beauty you seek.
Did you know that men experience emotions equally, if not more intensely than women do? Men tend to hide their emotions or withdraw, whereas women are more likely to express their feelings directly and seek the support of friends and family. What matters most as a dad, is that you work on your emotional wellness and take important steps to help your children develop emotional wellness.
Are you a soon-to- be dad or a dad with a young baby? Are you a mom with a baby on the way, young child, or family support worker who wants to support dads? If so, then you may enjoy this week’s Facts for Fathers, Daddy, I Need You. It’s about the importance of dad’s care and interaction to supporting child brain development and how dads can build strong bonds with their young children.
In less than 10 minutes, dads can make play a great way to connect with their children, release stress, and create memories. We hope you find time for play – no matter the age of your children.