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Historically, a common misconception has been that mother’s mental health is the primary predictor of children’s mental health, and that the father is much less influential. However, a study published in Lancet Psychiatry attempts to dispel this belief. The researchers reviewed several large cohort studies. In a UK study, it was found that children whose […]
Psychologists have coined the term rough-and-tumble play (RTP), which is a common form of play between fathers and children. It has been suggested that RTP can contribute to the development of self regulation. Some people often confuse RTP with genuine aggression but research has clearly distinguished these two types of behaviors and demonstrated that they arise […]
“What’s the one piece of baby gear you couldn’t live without?” New Dad? Then you’re probably pretty unsure of what all you might need in and outside of the home while you are caring for your child. There are tons of articles out there offering insights into what you should buy. Fatherly shared a list of […]
Take the time to read this New Yorker piece about a re-imagination of the, “if you ever hurt my daughter” speech. A quick excerpt: Jaxsen, is it? Fine. Whatever. Look here, PAL, I’ve got something to say. I, TOO, was a sixteen-year-old boy once. I’m not an idiot. I know how this works. I’m glad that […]
The original story can be found here from Forbes. From a study published recently in JAMA Pediatrics: “4.4% of fathers screened in a large, population-based cohort study screened positive for depression–similar to the percentage of mothers who screened positive (5%).” Paternal depression in the postpartum period is extremely important to be aware of, given its […]
The original article on Cody Latimer can be found here on the New York Post. Cody Latimer says that he struggled to be a professional coming into the NFL at a young age — he says that he was, “young, dumb, [and] hard-headed.” However, he feels that he has grown up and is taking things […]
Original post can be found here from WSJ. Companies that are allowing men to take paternity leave are experiencing an interesting paradox — they are struggling to get new fathers to take it. A recent study found that 1 in 3 men would be hesitant to take paternity leave in fear that it would jeopardize […]
The National Center for Fathering (NCF) offers a list of attributes that are helpful for fathers to thrive. Begin fostering these skills during pregnancy alongside the growth occurring for your partner and the baby. Skills such as: kindness, patience, awareness, attention to detail, being able to see what needs to be done, humor, delight, and clarity are […]
Nearly 2-dozen men reflect on their experience as a dad with BabyCentre.com, and discuss things they wish they would have known ahead of time about becoming a dad. The following is a list of questions that they wish they would have known the answer to ahead of time: What’s the best way to help during […]
Fatherhood can be challenging for first time fathers. However, there is great information out there to help you develop your daddio skills. The following is a list of skills from parents.com that other fathers have discussed with them as being important to raising a child. How much your child should drink in the first weeks. […]