All too often men throughout America make the oft-repeated mistake of waiting for someone other than them to make a big deal about fatherhood and their status. Men sometimes look to their wives or mothers of their children to celebrate them as fathers, and it leaves them feeling deflated and a bit like they wereContinue reading “Making Father’s Day A Priority”
Welcome to the first episode covering psychologist Stephan Poulter’s comprehensive work on parenting for fathers. “Father Your Son: How to Become the Father You’ve Always Wanted to Be” breaks down many of the barriers men face as they attempt to show up in the lives of their sons. Men either place obstacles in their ownContinue reading “Becoming The Father You’ve Always Wanted To Be”
Fatherhood in Australia has made a shift as it has in many parts of the industrialized. Today’s Australian fathers are believed to be more “hands on” and engaged with their children than the stereotypical absent breadwinner of generations past. Research exploring Australian fatherhood between 1919 and 2019 has found that while men’s family roles have changed, deep-rootedContinue reading “Fatherhood in Australia Has Made A Shift”
Involved Dads are Key to Preventing Childhood Trauma An “adverse childhood experience” (ACE) is an experience or event in a child’s life that creates trauma and, accordingly, leads to a negative outcome during childhood or later in life. Many children experience multiple ACEs. One in 10 children, for example, experience three or more ACEs. TheseContinue reading “Watch Mike Tyson, Wayne Brady On Traumatic Childhoods and Fatherhood: 11 Ways You Can Be A More Involved Dad”
There are a few core things fathers can do to show their children that they love them. When done regularly and sincerely, these actions also show children how to exhibit loving traits in their own relationships with family members, friends and future spouses. See if you recognize any of these practices in your own lives.Continue reading “How To Show Love To Our Kids”
Studies available indicate that men often report the same feelings as women after a pregnancy loss. Many men experience sadness, grief, stress, anxiety, and depression after their partner miscarries. In one study of 386 partners, 7 percent reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress one month after a pregnancy loss.