Books

Beginning Fatherhood: Warwick Pudney & Judy Cottrell

Beginning Fatherhood is a long overdue handbook for New Zealand fathers. Informative, and reassuring, this guide for expectant fathers provides not only practical advice on the part you can play to support and nurture your partner, but also encourages you to claim your involvement with your unborn child before, during and after the birth process.

Working Fathers: New Strategies for Balancing Work and Family: James Levine and Todd Pittinsky.

Working Fathers is a hands-on guide with a proven and effective game plan to help fathers as well as mothers, employees as well as managers, succeed in managing the competing demands of home and work. It is filled with practical strategies for enhancing the quality of both work and family life. These include strategies to stay connected with your child whether you are at home, at work, or travelling.

 

 

Raising Girls, The Pleasures, the Perils, the Pitfalls Dr Janet Irwin, Susanna de Vries, Susan Stratigos Wilson.

Babies development and toddler tantrums, sibling rivalry and helping a bullied child, motivating you daughter to study, how to get her to tidy her room, hormone havoc and teenage behaviour, body piercing and tattoos, divorce and single parenting, avoid parental burnout………

 

 

Websites Of Interest

Stuart Birks has put together some interesting places to visit.

My "kids" page (activities, etc.):www.massey.ac.nz/~KBirks/kids/kids.htm

My "gender" page (more political):www.massey.ac.nz/~KBirks/gender/gender.htm

My "fathers participation links" page (research and parenting/fathering courses):www.massey.ac.nz/~KBirks/gender/fathers.htm

and for fathers/men in the media:www.massey.ac.nz/~KBirks/gender/media/media.htm

www.manhood.com.au

www.fathering.org

www.slowland.com/index.hmtl

www.fatherwork.byu.edu

www.fatherandchild.org.nz/