Category Archives: Day-to-Day Fathering

Glean from a treasure trove of fathering tips from Centre for Fathering’s expert community! These have been designed as simple reflective practices that will guide you to being a better dad, and increase the wellbeing of your children and family.

Quality Time Ingredient #2: Don’t just be there. Be present.

If you read the last article, you would have learned that the first ingredient for Quality Time is to engage your children one at a time. In this article, I will share with you the second ingredient to Quality Time. The second ingredient to Quality Time is to be present. This means freeing yourself from […]

Quality Time Ingredient #1: Engage Your Children One At A Time

As fathers, we want to spend as much time as possible with our children. But when that is not possible, what options do we have? If you can turn every engagement with your child into Quality Time, would you want to know how? There are three ingredients to turn every engagement you have with your […]

Positive Mental Health = Good Relationships at Home

It has been two years since the pandemic and as we moved into the endemic phase, floods of flashbacks came back with memories of circuit breaker and the evolving social restrictions…we have indeed grown a great deal during these challenging times. As a lot of us have adapted to the new norm of living during […]

How You Can Jumpstart Your Fathering Journey

Are you a new dad struggling to bond with your infant? Well, don’t worry. You aren’t alone. It happens to many new dads as well, and there are reasons for it. Not every new father will have a “love-at-first-sight” experience with their infants. Instead, most first time fathers get hit with a sense of responsibility and […]

Your Child Needs This More Than Friends

As children grow, their world enlarges and making friends becomes one of their most important missions. Friendships are good for a child’s self-esteem. A child with friends will definitely feel better about himself than one with no friends at all. It is normal for young children to have friends but there is something children need […]

Stop Asking, “How Was School Today?”

School offers children a wide range of experiences ranging educational to social. They are experiencing what it is like to be part of a larger group, to adapt to a new culture, to make friends, relate with adults, and to change and grow as individuals.  As parents, we want all these experiences for our children […]