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Child and Family Blog gets five years of funding!

The Jacobs Foundation has approved five years of continual funding for the Child and Family Blog. The site has been restructured into three themes: parenting/family, cognitive development/education and social/emotional learning. We publish two pieces a week, including full interviews with researchers once every two weeks, and shorter updates on interesting research. With help from Martin[…]

Fatherhood Global

Fatherhood.Global launched

I have launched a new on-line service! For years I have believed that one way the parenting sector can give good advice about fatherhood is to tell people what the research says, given that it is so unknown and yet so illuminating. The trouble is that the editors of parenting channels don’t know the research[…]

Le congé paternité maintenant!

Fatherhood and gender equality: the forgotten connection

At the Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen this May, attended by 5,500 people, there were constant references to fatherhood. In the opening plenary session alone there were five mentions of it. Fatherhood was present – invisibly – in another way, illustrated by this tweet during my own presentation: Great talk from @DuncanFisher on ‘collaborative breeding’.[…]