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Up With Daddy Days!

by John Hoffman

The federal government recently floated the idea of changing Canada’s parental leave policies to include “Daddy Days.” That’s a chunk of paid parental leave that can be taken only by fathers. 714 more words

Father Involvement

Stroller Etiquette

My wife and I enjoy getting out of the house when we can with our son. Strollers or buggies are one of the most useful tools that we have with us when we go out. 398 more words

New Parents

Spring Mini Photo Play Sessions
Yay, I’ve had the chance to witness and capture some sweet Spring Portraits.

Spring is such fantastic time for family photos with Mama nature’s burst into life, warm sun, fresh breezes, and excited return to outdoor play after Vancouver’s grey rainy Winter.   486 more words


Dad Days

My son is adorable and I enjoy watching him laugh. Even after the long day at work I make it a point to spend quality time with him as soon as I can when I get home. 281 more words

New Parents

The Captain of Your Own Boat

We had a friend visit recently from Hawaii who is planning to sail around the world. We shared scouting and sailing stories for a while and as we sat he asked, “What it’s like being a dad?” Two things came to mind right away. 354 more words


Recovering from Stress: an important skill for fathers

by John Hoffman

Let me tell you about my really bad day – as a dad, I mean.

It took place some years ago when we were on holiday in New Brunswick. 810 more words


The Grind 

This is another blog from my good friend SpannersReady. He has to post here because he won’t start his own blog as he’s “not a blogger”. 770 more words