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Father support on TV3

July 13, 2010:

Dan Brown, a young father being supported by the Father & Child Trust, was interviewed on TV3 about the new “In Your Hands” DVD produced by Great Fathers.

Mauri Ora Father’s Circle

March 19, 2010:

Father’s Mauri Ora Circle Looking for support from other fathers? Looking to lend your support to other fathers? Just want somewhere where you can grow in confidence in your role as a father? Maybe you are looking for a male only environment where you can talk with other fathers? Then our Mauri Ora Father’s Circle […]

5 Ways to Do a Better Job

August 13, 2009:

5 Ways to Do a Better Job If you are working with ‘families’ but don’t see any fathers, you’re doing something wrong. Here’s how to fix it: 1. Enrol Both Parents in Your Service Always ask for names and contact details of both parents and preferably have both parents there for the enrolment visit. Enrolling […]

Plunket Trials New Course For Dads

September 29, 2008:

The Plunket Society is trialing a new parenting course for fathers called ‘Dads4Dads’, with an eye to rolling it out nationwide through Plunket. Project leader Claire Rumble says that in principle she prefers courses where both parents can participate jointly, but some of their solo fathers have indicated that having a specific course for dads […]

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  • FI Research Summary: Fathers and Childhood Obesity January 24, 2015
    The problem 23% of 3-year-olds are overweight or obese (Hawkins et al, 2009), rising to one third of 11-13 year olds, one in six of whom have high blood pressure, and one in ten, high cholesterol (Brophy et al, 2012) The Father Factor – the early years 95% of parents are in a couple relationship […]
  • Getting the dads on board to tackle childhood obesity January 23, 2015
    Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids (HDHK) is a highly effective, enjoyable 9-session father-child programme focused on obesity prevention, for schools and other settings. 
  • Children’s centre managers: don’t miss our last free seminar! January 22, 2015
    We are offering FREE places at a seminar, ‘A FATHER-INCLUSIVE APPROACH TO SUPPORTING COUPLE RELATIONSHIPS AND CO-PARENTING’, to be held on 13 March at The Priory Rooms in Birmingham. 
  • No, dads don’t make pain of childbirth worse…far from it, in fact! January 21, 2015
    Jeremy Davies writes: This morning we were contacted by a radio journalist who wanted us to comment on a study suggesting that, and I quote, “it might be best for dads not to be present at the birth of their children”. 
  • Book now for our next Fathers Reading Every Day courses January 16, 2015
    We will be running three Fathers Reading Every Day (FRED) courses for early years, school and family learning professionals during March – one on 4 March in Cambridge, one on 6 March in London, and one on 12 March in Bristol.