A document authored by Joan Durrant, Ph.D. Positive discipline is an approach to parenting that teaches children and guides their behaviour, while respecting their rights to healthy development, protection from violence and participation in their learning.
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It’s not always easy being a dad and there isn’t always a right answer. Take a look at some of our resources below for ideas on spending time with your kids, how to connect with them, and other things that we deal with as dads.
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Enhancing strengths to support good parents in being better parents.
A Stats Canada document.
American based – Is a source of experience, recommendations, inspiration and advice for dads-delivered from the male perspective. It currently offers the only pregnancy countdown newsletter written by dads and for dads.
It provides unique content written specifically for dads, such as a ‘Gadget of the Day’ column and a special area called ‘By Dads for Dads’ about kids’ products, created by entrepreneurial dads. There are timely, relevant polls, community forums, and a database of helpful medical, developmental, and educational articles from across the Web. We also offer free RSS feeds of our articles, as well as an XML feed of our daily dad and parenting news feature, including family-friendly movie reviews.
Fathers of Children with Special Needs Cluster Executive Summary Father Involvement Community Research Forum Spring 2006 author Ted McNeil
Ontario Network is a connection for people and service providers.
BC Council for Families offers services for dads.
Prospere is a Quebec based group of researchers and practitioners who have promoted father involvement since 1994.
The Father Involvement Research Alliance (FIRA) is a cross-Canada research network conducting a large national study with funding from the Community-University Research Program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.
John Hoffman’s research paper showing how fathers can make the difference to a child’s life.
Document produced through the Vanier Institute that documents the dramatic changes in family life that have taken place in the course of just two or three generations.
Pre and postnatal education programs aimed for fathers – founded by Dr. Neil Campbell – London Ont