No Fear in Fatherhood

No Fear in Fatherhood

No Fear in Fatherhood“Man up” and “fatherhood” are not two phrases society usually associates with each other. But research (see accompanying article) reveals that men who do their best – or “man up” – in fatherhood can help their young children develop into better...

Embracing Fatherhood Is One of the Best Hugs a Dad Can Give

Embracing Fatherhood Is One of the Best Hugs a Dad Can Give

Embracing Fatherhood Is One of the Best Hugs a Dad Can GiveWith Father’s Day approaching and a celebratory mood in the air, Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII) recently held its 8th Annual Fatherhood Solutions Conference at the Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel, an event...

​Forging a Fatherhood Network

​Forging a Fatherhood Network

​Forging a Fatherhood NetworkStudies consistently show that fathers who are committed to being involved in their children’s lives positively impact learning and development through the first five years and beyond. Connecting with other parents and community resources...

Preschool Prep from a Dad’s Point of View

Preschool Prep from a Dad’s Point of View

Preschool Prep from a Dad’s Point of ViewBy Dedicated DadBelieve it or not, the back-to-school talk is starting to ramp again. And who would have thought that it applies to my 2-and-a-half-year-old toddler? After barely graduating from bottle to sippy cup, my young...

Great Father’s Day Gifts for Dads of Kids 0-5

Great Father’s Day Gifts for Dads of Kids 0-5

Great Father’s Day Gifts for Dads of Kids 0-5It’s not too late to give a truly thoughtful gift to the important dads in your life. But to make the gift truly meaningful, choose one that not only celebrates the man but the role he plays in the development of his...

How Dads Matter

How Dads Matter

How Dads MatterWhy do dads need to push a broom every now and then? What impact does fatherhood have on teenage pregnancy? Do children do better with one dad – or two? Just in time for Father’s Day, read these answers and more from recent research on the impact of...

Why a Dad is Important

Why a Dad is ImportantIt's commonly thought that young children should primarily be cared for by mothers, but dads are just as important and just as equipped to effectively parent. Children who have an involved father are more likely to be emotionally secure, more...




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