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The Next Generation of Fathers

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

From Zero To Three: “At no other time in history offsite link have dads been as passionate about and committed to the rearing of their young children, and they want to do even more. From greater involvement in household duties to finding a better work-life balance, it’s clear that today’s dads see fatherhood as a… Continue Reading The Next Generation of Fathers

The Secret to Magic Mornings? Put the Kids to Work

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

From The New York Times: “If you’re constantly telling the kids what to do in the mornings, save your energy by creating a simple checklist for them to follow. Stick it on their wall. Use pictures if they’re too young to read.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Stay-At-Home Dads Still Struggle With Diapers, Drool, Stigma And Isolation

Monday, June 18, 2018

From NPR: “The number of men in the United States who are full-time, stay-at-home parents has risen steadily in recent decades, from maybe a million or so in 1984, according to a Pew Research Center estimate, to roughly double that in 2014.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

Monday, June 18, 2018

From The Atlantic: “Substantial evidence suggests that many types of screen time (especially those involving fast-paced or violent imagery) are damaging to young brains. Today’s preschoolers spend more than four hours a day facing a screen. And, since 1970, the average age of onset of “regular” screen use has gone from 4 years to just… Continue Reading The Dangers of Distracted Parenting

How Much Playtime Does A Child Need?

Thursday, June 14, 2018

From Romper: “Play assists in the development of language, spatial awareness, cognitive function, higher reasoning, social awareness, emotional intelligence, and serves to develop healthy habits that not only stave off obesity as a child but continue throughout their adult lives. The AAP wrote on its website that ideally, at minimum, children should receive 30 minutes… Continue Reading How Much Playtime Does A Child Need?