Research Abstract From Sports Fans to Nurturers: An Early Head Start Programme’s Evolution toward Father Involvement

Mcallister, C., Wilson, P., and Burton, J. (2004). From sports fans to nurturers: An Early Head Start program’s evolution toward father involvement. Fathering, 2 (1), 31-59. . Introduction While the assumption that sports is an interest to fathers is stereotypical, it is often a helpful pathway for fathers into parenting programmes, as an Early Head Start … Read more

Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids

Introduction A growing body of multidisciplinary research is considering how fathers’ health consciousness, practices, and outcomes relate to their children’s quality of health and care. One implication from this research is in understanding and accounting for how fathers make decisions regarding their health and style of fathering. Connecting Fathers’ and Children’s Health Although the public … Read more

Singapore Fatherhood Public Perception Survey Shows that Singapore Dads Want to be Active Fathers

Findings from the Singapore Fatherhood Public Perception Survey 2009, commissioned by the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports (MCYS), point to the need and desire in Singaporean fathers to be more involved in active fathering. 97% of Singaporeans are of the view that fathers play an important role in their children’s lives, according to … Read more