fathers


Fathers, sons, and the sexual revolution we really need

Patrick F. Fagan | 31 October 2018 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: fathers, marriage, parenting, sex education


For black boys, family structure still matters

W. Bradford Wilcox | 04 April 2018 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: fathers, poverty, race, single parents


Raising gentlemen in a #MeToo world

Patrick F. Fagan | 01 February 2018 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: #MeToo, courtship, fathers, parenting


Dads bring something unique to infant development

Vaheshta Sethna | 04 October 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, fathers


Dads influence teen daughters’ decisions on sex

Women Speak For Themselves | 07 September 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adolescent sexuality, daughters, fathers


Loss of a father leaves its mark in the child’s DNA

Carolyn Moynihan | 29 August 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family structure, fathers


Children object to work eating up dad time

Lyndall Strazdins | 04 July 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: fathers, work-family balance


Father’s Day: This girl has one smart dad

Denyse O'Leary | 19 Jun 2015 | CONNECTING |  
tags: advice, fathers, social media


Gender gaps in college linked to divorce rates

Nicole M. King | 23 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: college gender gap, divorce, fathers


One-on-one time with parents is crucial

William West | 10 December 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adolescents, fathers, parenting
Parents concerned about losing touch with their children as the teen years approach may take some encouragement from a new study.


Time with dad good for self-esteem

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 October 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adolescence, fathers, self-esteem
The more time kids spent alone with their fathers, the higher their self-esteem, a study has found.


Fathers without jobs

Carolyn Moynihan | 01 March 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: fathers, unemployment
As men sometimes complain, they have tended to be overlooked in the great exodus of women from the home into the workforce and other changes affecting women and motherhood during the past 50-60 years.


Australia to give new dads two weeks paid leave

Carolyn Moynihan | 05 September 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Australia, fathers, parental leave
Sunday was Father’s Day in Australia (and New Zealand) and dads-to-be got a present from the federal government -- or rather, the promise of one.


How much do dads need to help at home?

Carolyn Moynihan | 19 May 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: divorce, fathers, housework
Four jobs a week. Honestly, guys, that is all it takes after the birth of your first child to reassure your wife that you want to be helpful at home, and prevent your risk of divorce increasing. That is what a new study in the UK has found, and it suggests that those four jobs protect your marriage even more if your wife is not going out to work.


It’s the simple things in family life that count

Carolyn Moynihan | 21 February 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: fathers, happiness, parenting
It was worth bringing an expert halfway round the world to speak on the subject so perhaps it is worth noting here that spending time with your children is more important than giving them the chance to become a musical prodigy or an Olympic medallist.


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