Helping Fathers Raise Great Kids
By Wayne Parker, About.com Guide
Wondering if you will ever sleep through the night again? Find information on how to cope with a new baby at home and how to adjust to the new routine of fatherhood.
- When To Call the Baby's Doctor
- Bonding with the New Baby
- Will I Ever Sleep Again?
- When Baby Cries
- First Time Alone with Baby
Toddlers and Preschoolers
As baby grows into a 2-5 year old, most dads will see lots of changes. From language to mobility to motor skills, preschoolers are learning a lot and want to have fun with their dads.
- Babyproofing Your Home
- Storytelling Made Easy
- Building Your Child's Self Esteem
- How to Start a Successful Playgroup
School Aged Children
As children transition into elementary school, their needs change and their interests and personalities evolve. And the importance of their fathers grows through this new period.
Helping teens succeed in life is a major undertaking, particularly when influences other than parents start taking a front seat for a teenager. Find helps and resources for working with teenagers, improving communication, understanding what makes them tick and being an effective dad during your child's teenage years.
As children leave their high school and college years, fathers often begin to see the results of their parenting. But fathering young adults takes a bit of a different approach and skill set than parenting younger children.