Category: Fatherhood

The Changing Role of the Modern Day Father (U.S)

Dec 16 2013

The modern day father comes in various forms. Today’s father is no longer always the traditional married breadwinner and disciplinarian in the family. He can be single or married; externally employed or stay-at home; gay or straight; an adoptive or step-parent; and a more than capable caregiver to children facing physical or psychological challenges. Psychological …Read the full article

Alec Baldwin to Be Old Dad, Perhaps a Better Parent

Dec 16 2013

At 60, Arthur Schwartz sees many of his college friends talking about retirement and grandchildren, but he is energetically immersed in the busy lives of his two young daughters, aged 9 and 7. “I hang out at school with parents in their 30s,” he said. “It changes your perspective on life. This is round two …Read the full article

Dads through the ages: a history

Aug 12 2013

Fatherhood changes with the times, and wasn’t always as we’ve believed it to be. Adrienne Burgess shows how fatherhood was shaped through culture and economics (mainly in Northern Europe) and how it continues to shape YOU as a father. And we ask: “how new is ‘new’ dad?” . . .  

Families and the ‘Father’s Desert’

Aug 12 2013

There is a father’s desert in the UK: according to the latest ‘Fractured Families’ report from the Centre for Social Justice at least one million children are growing up in the UK without a father. The MB50 community of older men has an important part to play in this sad story. Let’s pause to consider …Read the full article

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