parenting

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5 Thoughts on the First Year of Fatherhood

By Pete Cataldo The celebration of a baby’s first birthday is almost more about mom and dad than it is about the actual baby. You’ve survived an entire year as parents and lived to tell the tale. High fives all around. It’s funny how first time parents anticipate and get excited over the completion of those … Continue reading

Strong fathers, strong families: New program aims to support Latinx community

“There are multiple ways to great fatherhood,” says Adnoris “Bo” Torres, the fatherhood coordinator of the “Padres Fuertes” initiative at Family Futures, a new program designed to specifically serve fathers of young children in the Latino community. With healthy father-child relationships in mind, Torres seeks to serve a population as diverse as the many countries … Continue reading

What does being a father mean to you? Joel…

What does being a father mean to you? What does being an active father mean to you? Fatherhood is a chance to prove to yourself that you are very needed, worthwhile and important. Even to just one little person that really needs your protection and love. ~ Joel and Jaia  

What does being a father mean to you? Ronald…

What does being a father mean to you? It means being there, mentally, emotionally and physically. ~ Ronald and Tachelle  

Father hosts tea party for his daughter and her friends

Father hosts tea party for daughters, nieces and family friends. #blackdadsrock #blackgirlmagic #image #positiveblackfamily #teaparty Source: (1) Young, black and married

What Does Being a Father Mean to You? The Proud Poppas Photo Project

“inspiring testimony of their own personal pride of being an active father and participant in their children’s upbringing and development. Continue reading

Brockton Fatherhood Program works to help men overcome challenges

For the men in the Brockton Area Fatherhood Program it’s not about being the perfect dad, said probation officer Randy Horton, 54, a father of three, who has run the program for the past 14 years. “The whole premise, and what I tell the men, is to be the best father that they can be,” … Continue reading

[FATHER/HOOD] Hip-Hop Parenting

I’m powerfully aware that the entire notion of hip-hop being a frame for parenting can come across as corny. But all parents borrow from their cultural influences to make this journey more manageable and interesting. Graf writing: This was how I introduced her to the visual arts. Her mother is much better versed than I … Continue reading

Rebuilding Our Youth’s Sense of Self-Worth.

We have to re-adjust our children’s appreciation and value meters. Today’s youth are deeply entranced with meaningless material things. They will do almost anything to get them, lieing, even robbing, stealing and hurting themselves and other people for garbage like this. Many of our children and a few of our adults have more appreciation and … Continue reading

The Difference Between a Man and a Boy

You know the guy. He’s a friend of yours. Everyone knows the guy who’d rather play video games 24/7 and live in his parents’ basement. You know, the guy who takes the storyline behind his favorite board game a wee bit too seriously. Yeah, you know the guy, as do I. I think I’ve figured … Continue reading

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