Tag: Fathers


Tag: Fathers

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Articles: Which Workplace Policies Help Parents the Most?

By Jill Suttie | March 14, 2017

New studies reveal how different policies affect parental well-being—and what obstacles we face in bringing them to America.


Articles: How Nature Helps Fathers Nurture

By Jeremy Adam Smith, Summer Allen | June 15, 2016

What biological forces could help explain why some fathers are more involved with children than others?


Articles: Why New Paternity Leave Policies Aren’t Enough

By Scott Behson | August 18, 2015

Is this the Golden Age of Paternity Leave? Not so fast. Here are tips for employees and managers to change their workplace cultures.


Articles: Gratitude for Dad

By Janice Kaplan | June 18, 2015

Inspired by the forthcoming book The Gratitude Diaries, 98 young filmmakers created "thank you" videos for their fathers. Here are the best!


Articles: How to Make Dads Memorable

By Scott Behson | June 18, 2015

When so much of the work of parenthood goes unnoticed, how do we remember our fathers on Father's Day?

New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy speaks during a June 9 event on working fathers at the White House.

Articles: Three Steps to a Father-Friendly Workplace

By Mike Wallberg | June 11, 2014

Forget the ties and power tools! New research says that today's dads want something else for Father's Day: paid leave and flextime.


Articles: What Makes a Compassionate Man?

By Kozo Hattori | April 1, 2014

What does it take to foster compassion in men? To find out, Kozo Hattori interviewed scientific and spiritual experts.

During paternity leave, Stephen Hoffman had "a few dumb dad moments here and there, but I learned a lot about parenting."

Articles: Five Reasons Why It’s a Good Time to be a Dad

By Jeremy Adam Smith | June 12, 2013

Feeling fed up and burned out, Dad? That may be a sign of progress, says Jeremy Adam Smith.


Raising Happiness: 20 Questions to Ask Your Father

By Christine Carter | June 10, 2013

Print this list for Father’s Day—or for your next family dinner or gathering.


Articles: How to be a Happy Working Dad, Part One

By Jeremy Adam Smith | March 27, 2013

A new report finds that fitting work with family isn't just a women's issue. Jeremy Adam Smith offers 10 tips for helping fathers to navigate a changing landscape at home and on the job.

The Head Start program created this series of Fatherhood First posters "as an outward demonstration of support for men to become more involved in the Head Start program." Program staff use the language associated with each poster as talking points or conversation starters to encourage the participation of fathers and other men who may be interested in the program.

Articles: Four Steps to Father-Friendly Community Institutions

By William Marsiglio, Kevin M. Roy | June 14, 2012

Schools, hospitals, and nonprofits sometimes do a poor job of engaging fathers. But two researchers say that can change with four simple steps.


Articles: Six Obstacles to Father Involvement—and How to Overcome Them

By Jeffrey Cookston | June 12, 2012

A psychologist offers six tips to help dads be the fathers they want to be.


Raising Happiness: Fathers Have More Fun

By Christine Carter | June 11, 2012

This Father’s Day, let’s live vicariously through them


Research Digest Items/Studies: Dads Matter, Too


Raising Happiness: June: The Father’s Day Challenge

By Christine Carter | June 17, 2010

Announcing the winners of the Mother's Day Happiness Challenge, and a new challenge for Father's Day

My dad with my daughter when she was a baby.

Raising Happiness: Dad: Not Just a Back-up Mommy

By Christine Carter | June 15, 2010

Involved fathers make for happier kids, happier marriages, happier mothers, and healthier dads.


Articles: Father’s Day Gift

By Katie Goldsmith | June 14, 2010

New research suggests dads matter in their own unique way


Raising Happiness: Daddy Wants a Little Nookie

By Christine Carter | June 3, 2010

The science of happy marriages suggests (surprise!) many dads would probably choose sex over a material gift this Father's Day.


Articles: Release Party for The Daddy Shift

By Jason Marsh | June 5, 2009

The author and his son, Liko

Articles: The Daddy Brain

By Jeremy Adam Smith | June 1, 2009

Moms aren't the only ones whose bodies change after having a baby. Jeremy Adam Smith reveals the new science of fatherhood.


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