Fathers and children at The Fatherhood Projects Dads and Kids Activity Group at MGH Revere HealthCare Center

Dads and Kids Connect: The Serious Business of Play

The video below was taken during free-play at The Fatherhood Project’s Dads & Kids Saturday Activity Group at MGH Revere Health Center. Later in the session, during our ‘Dads-Connect’ segment of the group, the children did an activity with staff while the dads gathered around a table to view the video. I briefly introduced the concept …

Father emotionally hugs preteen son - consoling, comforting, or making up after argument

Stories from Fathers in Substance Use Recovery

“I’ve been to a lot of [drug] treatment centers,” said Louis, a 42 year old divorced father of two and recovering addict living at Link House, a residential treatment facility in a quiet neighborhood in Newburyport, MA. “And I’d never heard of one with a father’s group. I was as eager as I was scared …

Waking Up to What Matters

The following Dad Story is an inspiring, yet cautionary tale excerpted from my book, The Modern Dad’s Dilemma: How To Stay Connected With You Kids In A Rapidly Changing World (New World Library, 2010) about the inextricable link between our physical, mental and spiritual health. — Waking Up to What Matters Bobby Lee Smith, 53 …