Category Archives: Fatherhood

Improve Your Parenting Style with These Best Parenting Strategies

Struggling with how you should approach parenting? The popular new book Raising Great Parents by Doone Estey, Beverley Cathcart-Ross, and Martin Nash is full of excellent parenting advice to help you become the parent your child needs. At the FCO library … Continue reading

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Moms & Dads groups in T.O.

Being a new parent is tough, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Toronto is home to a number of parents groups for moms, dads and guardians to socialize, get support, learn, de-stress and share a laugh. City of … Continue reading

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Footsteps of Fatherhood: Fathering Right from the Start

What is a father and how can fathers understand their role? That’s where Brian Russell  comes in. Brian is a Parent Educator with the LAMP Early Years Services in Toronto and the Provincial Coordinator of Dad Central Ontario and on February … Continue reading

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The Voice of Aboriginal Fathers

Fathers who are Aboriginal have a lot of negative stereotypes that they must overcome.  The deadbeat dad is a popular subject when discussing modern families in every culture.  Humankind tends to focus on the negative rather than the positive.  As … Continue reading

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Book Review: Your Pregnancy for the Father-To-Be

Your Pregnancy for the Father-To-Be: Everything Dads Need To Know About Pregnancy, Childbirth and Getting Ready for a New Baby is part of the Your Pregnancy series by Glade B. Curtis and Judith Schuler. As the title says, it’s aimed especially at dads, as it … Continue reading

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Teddy Bear Dad

Tiger Mama has taken the parenting world by storm. Tiger Mama, meet Teddy Bear Dad. Article on

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New Dads

Next Wednesday we have a fantastic session being offered for new or soon to be fathers. It will discuss how to connect with your baby, the changing relationship with the mother, and life changes for Dad. As the father of … Continue reading

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Tough Guys

At the Family Care Office we have a parenting series just for Dads. Lots of great questions and discussions come up, so many that we’ve had to schedule a session titled, “Dads Talking”, which is also the name of a … Continue reading

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What does a Father look like? My dad was a somewhat rotund fellow who loved working with his hands, play wrestling with his children, making up and telling imaginative stories, and pulling stunts that us kids would never have been … Continue reading

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Dads do Things Different

Ever thought Mom was just better at parenting? There must be a reason that every time Jr. scrapes their knee, they wail, “MOOOOOOMMM!” Right? Maybe not… “It’s right before bedtime and Sylvia is about to flip out about something – … Continue reading

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