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The First Year of Fatherhood: Thoughts from a First-Time Dad

We caught up with a dad we met while administering our Father Survey last year to hear his thoughts on the first year of fatherhood. His answers to our questions touch on many important subjects: men’s changing roles in families, the challenge of staying on track as the parent you want to be, and the need to connect with other like-minded fathers.

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TFP's Dads in Schools Program

Educators have an unprecedented opportunity to engage fathers in their children's education. Engaging dads in schools benefits children, families, and the entire school community. Learn how we can help.

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“It’s a Dad Thing” – TFP’s Father Stories Series

In the following video you will meet Rachid Baraoui, 31, a young, married father originally from Morocco. Over the last year and a half, Rachid has been attending TFP’s Dads & Kids Activity Group at MGH Revere Health Center with his now two-year-old son Youssef. Having grown up with a typical Moroccan father who rarely …

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The Fatherhood Project

The Fatherhood Project is a non-profit fatherhood program in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston, MA. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of children and families by empowering fathers to be knowledgeable, active, and emotionally engaged with their children.

The Fatherhood Project provided a great service to the young men at our school that are fathering. Our young dads were able to recognize how important they are in their children's lives and to think about what kind of dad they want to be. TFP’s program is a great resource for our students.

Lauren Bard

Communities in Schools Site Coordinator at Boston English High School