24-HR COTSIDE ASSISTANCE
THE NEW BABY MANUAL FOR DADS
Set out like a car manual, this is a fabulous new resource produced by Centacare Bendigo. Topics in the 28-page booklet include Safe Operation, Looking Under the Hood, and Fuel Consumption.
$2.00 each for orders under 1000
$1.40 orders 1000-2000
$1.00 orders over 2000
For more information and to order contact Travis Edwards on phone: 03 5438 1312
Being Dad, Being Proud
From Community Services (formerly DoCS), information sheets for Aboriginal dads with children 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-3 years, 3-5 years, 5-8 years.
Dads make a difference
From Community Services (formerly DoCS) - information sheets for dads with children 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 1-3 years, 3-5 years, 5-8 years
DAD'S THE WORD
Provides answers for dads to the following questions:
- I want to bond with my baby-but I don't feel anything
- Infant feeding amounts
- Baby Sleeping Habits Tips
- Newborn and Reflexes
- Facts on Sudden Infance Death Syndrome
- Is it OK if my baby is sleeping on their stomach/tummy
- Heat loss and newborns
- Newborn Circumcision
Raising Children Network
A whole section of the excellent Raising Children website is dedicated to men. It has lots of information about how fathers can help raising children: getting to know your baby, helping your child learn, balancing work and family, managing the relationship with your partner, film clips about fathers, a men's discussion forum, and a men's shed of tips and tools.
Community Services (formerly NSW Department of Community Services)
Being a dad: Fathering is not the same as parenting - here are some things that all dads can do.
Strengthening Parenting Skills, through Centacare Family Skills Training Courses
Courses available for parents and carers of small children, covering a range of parenting issues.
There is no rule book handed out when it comes to having children but there are a lot of proven tips and ideas that may smooth out the path. Centacare offers a range of professional programs and services designed to support individuals and families.
Hey, Dad! Is a program designed for men to explore the challenges of fathering. For further details of dates and venues, download the PDF file on the Parenting Workshops page of our website.
COACHING FOR CONNECTION…at work or at home
We offer group or individual coaching for both professionals and parents in preschools, schools, high schools
and in the workplace.
For more information visit our WEBSITE, or contact:
Barbara Phone: 0403 582 372
Address: PO Box 562
UNANDERRA NSW 2526
At Tresillian Day Stay, dads come in with their partners and work as a team to overcome problems they're having with their baby. Each baby is special and has many different needs. Supporting your partner when your baby is between the age of 0 - 5 years old is so important.
For parenting advice, call the 24 Parents Help Line (02) 9787 0855 or Freecall 1800 637 357
An interesting site with wonderful ideas on how to be a great dad, and opportunities to converse with other dads in blogs and discussion groups. There is also a weekly newsletter, Fathersonline, which started in 2002. The following features, plus more, can be found in the newsletter:
Thought for the Week
News and Info
Shellharbour Men's Shed
A fully equipped workshop where men can meet, swap yarns and work together on community projects. A place to meet people, learn new skills and enjoy yourself. 32a Addison Street, SHELLHARBOUR NSW 2529
Ph: 4297 8005