Parenting & Family

Father and son reading book

Kids and Drug Education

Parents Guide to Teaching Kids About Drugs and Alcohol

Drug Abuse and Bullying  A Guide – Bullying and Substance Abuse: Who it Affects and Why

Child Safety online
Online guides for teen safety on their phones & computers: This guide covers the dangers of screen addictions, cyberbullying, social media, sexting, digital footprints, and more, providing parents with a valuable and comprehensive toolkit to deal with their children’s behaviour on the internet, and to help them navigate safer online lives.

Guide for Protecting Your Child on the Internet

Teen Internet Safety

Internet Smarts: Surfing and Shopping Safely Online

More safety tips for parents with kids on the internet

Protect Yourself From Cybercriminals

Dads and Single Parenting Guide

National Fatherhood Initiative

“Regardless of how you came to be a single dad and whether you’re a seasoned single parent or new to the journey, the tips below will help you navigate the challenges of parenting alone.  And if you’re married to or in a relationship with the mother of your children, these tips can help you too!”

Mr Dad  

“Single fathers, whether they’re divorced, never-married, widowers, or gay, face unique challenges. Whether you have full custody, no custody, or something in between, you’ll find plenty of solid, practical information right here. And there’s even more in my book, The Single Father: A Dad’s Guide to Parenting Without a Partner, which will show you how to nurture a healthy relationship with your children and experience the joys of fatherhood regardless of the legal, emotional, and social challenges you face.”

 Legal Rights for Dads

“You only get one chance to be successful at it and you cannot fully understand it until you experience it. That’s a lot of pressure for expecting dads as well as experienced dads. Being a dad is not an easy role to play, there is no time for rehearsal and you learn as you go. Despite the demands, fatherhood is one of life’s great adventures. This site is designed to provide dads with information and resources that pertain to parenting and providing for your family such as: child developmentbehavior issuescooking tipscleaning tips and support groups. It is our hope that this site will be a place that dads can come to not only be encouraged, but informed on legal issues that can help you protect your family.”

Fathering a Teen Aged Son

What happens around 16 years old  – TED talk highlighting need for initiation. 

The challenge of fathering an adolescent son – Fathering an adolescent son requires downsizing the dad. Published on November 22, 2010 by Carl E. Pickhardt, Ph.D. in Surviving (Your Child’s) Adolescence  – A group of psychologists offers insights into constructive ways for fathers to relate to teenaged sons.

Parenting Preparation: What To Do Before You Talk About Sexuality with Your Son

Deep Secrets: Boys’ Friendships and the Crisis of Connection A book that describes the emotional life of teen aged boys and their code of silence about their emotions.  

Dads matter and how relationships change – Your young son hung on your every word and now he talks back.


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