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Jeff Steiner M.Ed. Executive Director Dads's Resource Center [email protected]

Dad Pro Tip – 10 Virtual Field Trips To Beat the Shutdown

One of our daughters teachers sent this out and we thought we would share it. ANIMAL CAMERAS  Monterey Bay Aquarium live cams Live Cams at the San Diego Zoo 6 Animal Cams at Houston Zoo Panda Cam at Zoo Atlanta Georgia Aquarium has Jellyfish, Beluga Whales, and more BOSTON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM Walk through the Boston

By |2021-03-01T19:44:09+00:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Being a Good Dad|Comments Off on Dad Pro Tip – 10 Virtual Field Trips To Beat the Shutdown

Dad Pro Tip – National Library Lovers Month

They are free and everywhere, and you can help to stoke an interest in literacy in your kiddos by taking advantage of them. Here are seven reasons to rediscover your local library this February and celebrate National #LibraryLoversMonth: #1 Children who read who are read to at least three times a week by a family member

By |2021-03-01T19:27:18+00:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Fatherhood News|Comments Off on Dad Pro Tip – National Library Lovers Month

Pennsylvania County Jail Contact Visit Survey

A new survey conducted by Dads’ Resource Center (DRC) reveals that fewer than half of Pennsylvania county jails allow inmates barrier-free visits with their children. Of the 50 jails that responded to the survey, 28 reported that they do not allow contact visits under any circumstances, while 22 said they only allow contact visits under

By |2021-03-01T20:03:46+00:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Research|Comments Off on Pennsylvania County Jail Contact Visit Survey

Dad Pro Tip – Valentines Day

Making Valentine’s Day a Full Family Affair Few holidays outside of Christmas exert pressure to spend like Valentine’s Day: the racks of cards, the flowers, the chocolates, the romantic dinners out. This time why not make it personal? For single dads, who may have custody of their children, or whose custody day falls on Valentine’s

By |2021-03-01T19:53:37+00:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Co-Parenting|Comments Off on Dad Pro Tip – Valentines Day

Dad Pro Tip – Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is best known as the month we celebrate love. But it’s also Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, a time to recognize the potentially dark side of young relationships and promote positive solutions. One in four adolescents report they have been the victim of verbal, emotional, physical or sexual violence. One in five girls and

By |2021-03-01T19:55:45+00:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Domestic Violence|Comments Off on Dad Pro Tip – Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Kobe Bryant: Role Model on the Court, Model Dad at Home

Kobe Bryant will long be remembered as one of the greatest basketball players of our time. But only in death have we come to fully know how seriously he took his role as a father and how much being the father to four daughters meant to him. Bryant perished Sunday along with his daughter, Gianna,

By |2021-03-01T19:42:24+00:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Being a Good Dad|Comments Off on Kobe Bryant: Role Model on the Court, Model Dad at Home

One man’s experience as a stay-at-home-dad

What does it mean to be a stay-at-home-dad? Even as more women remain in their jobs - be it for needed income or for the desire to remain in the workforce -  during their children’s early years, fathers still largely occupy the image in society as the family bread winner. Still there are more stay-at-home

By |2021-03-01T19:42:58+00:00January 17th, 2020|Categories: Being a Good Dad|Comments Off on One man’s experience as a stay-at-home-dad

Dr. Joel N. Myers receives Pennsylvania Fatherhood Award

DAD’ RESOURCE CENTER FOUNDER DR. JOEL N. MYERS RECEIVES STRONG FAMILIES COMMISSION’S FIRST “PENNSYLVANIA FATHERHOOD AWARD” Dr. Joel N. Myers, founder of Dads’ Resource Center and AccuWeather, received the Strong Families Commission inaugural Pennsylvania Fatherhood Award at the commission’s fifth annual meeting December 10, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pa. Myers was recognized for his leadership in

By |2021-03-01T20:03:59+00:00January 8th, 2020|Categories: Fatherhood News|Comments Off on Dr. Joel N. Myers receives Pennsylvania Fatherhood Award

Tips for Separated Parents During the Holidays

Let’s face it, the holidays can be stressful for families even in the best circumstances. But with the added stress of separation or divorce, long-distance relationships or co-parenting, what’s supposed to be the most joyous time of the year can be a challenge for fathers and their families. Parenting experts have solid suggestions for coping

By |2021-03-01T19:53:43+00:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Co-Parenting|Comments Off on Tips for Separated Parents During the Holidays

Pa House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on House Bill 1397

The Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee December 9 hearing on House Bill 1397. From the testimony of Stephen Meehan, a former House Judiciary Legislative Analyst and a Volunteer Chairman for the Pennsylvania Affiliate of the National Parents Organization. "Today, Pennsylvania has more than 48,000 new child custody cases filed, into a pipeline of cases, that average

By |2021-03-01T20:04:10+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Fatherhood News|Comments Off on Pa House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on House Bill 1397
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