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2014-06-18 08:25:45

CHICAGO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fatherhood Educational Institute (FEI), founder Jeffery M. Leving, recently reinforced his support for President Obama's national call for mentors after he received a personal message from the president. "I'm only here because someone took a chance on me, and believed in me when I didn't believe in myself. And, I want to give more kids that chance," President Obama wrote to Leving explaining why he launched the My Brother's Keeper initiative...

2014-06-13 08:22:58

-As fathers age, responsibilities shift with fathers taking on end of life planning tasks as they get older and younger fathers taking on less traditional male responsibilities- NEW YORK, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As families celebrate Father's Day, leading lifespan planner, Everplans.com commissioned consumer market researcher Harris Poll to field an inaugural "A Father's Responsibility?" survey of more than 2,000 U.S. households to reveal prevailing responsibilities and expectations of...

2014-06-13 00:20:20

NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ahead of Sunday's commemoration of Father's Day, a new book "YOUR 4 FATHERS AND THEIR KINGDOMS," written by Dr. James O. Fadele, a top US Pastor and continental leader of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, North America, (RCCGNA) will be out this weekend. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140612/117707 YOUR 4 FATHERS AND THEIR KINGDOMS is about fathers and their kingdoms. The book reveals that there are principally four levels of fathering...

2014-06-12 12:28:53

CDC research finds that fathers today are more involved with their children, enhancing children's well-being WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday, June 15(th), as we celebrate fathers across the nation, new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that fathers today are more involved with their children than recent generations, which enhances children's well-being. Specifically, more dads are reading to their children, playing a primary role...

2014-06-11 12:27:05

NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As millions of Americans contemplate the perfect gift to bestow on their dads this year, the best gift for Millennial dads might just be a day off. Not a day off from work - although many would probably appreciate that - but instead, a day off from the responsibilities of being a dad. Findings from the 2014 DDB Life Style Study indicate that Millennial dads, despite deriving great happiness from raising their children, actually struggle with the...

2014-06-10 23:00:49

Father’s Day started at the Y in 1910. Today, the YMCA of Greater Charlotte’s Y-Guides program creates unique experiences that help dads develop even stronger bonds with their children and friendships with other dads. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 More than a century ago, Sonora Louis Smart Dodd aspired to create a holiday to honor fathers. Dodd, the daughter of a single father and Civil War veteran, was inspired by a Mother’s Day sermon and wondered why there was no holiday for fathers....

2014-06-10 08:26:06

CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To turn the tide of fatherlessness, Attorney Jeffery Leving will dedicate his Fathers' Rights Legal Show this Saturday on Power 92.3 FM to all fathers in all communities everywhere. Tune in at 9:00am (CT). You can stream live at http://power92chicago.com to listen to the show. This Sunday is set aside to honor and celebrate Father's Day, however, many dads in Chicago will be spending the day alone. This unfortunate condition is related to the...

2014-06-09 10:45:59

SFSU With Father's Day approaching, SF State's Jeff Cookston has some advice for creating better harmony with dad. In a recent study, he found that when an adolescent is having an argument with their father and seeks out others for help, the response he or she receives is linked to better well-being and father-child relationships. Adolescents who receive an reason for the father's behavior or a better understanding of who is at fault feel better about themselves and about dad as well....

2014-06-09 08:34:57

Dove Men + Care "Calls for Dad" Campaign Reveals Caring Moments of Fatherhood That Often Go Unrecognized ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The way dads see their role as fathers is dramatically different from how these roles are portrayed. Three quarters of dads say they are responsible for their child's emotional well-being, while only 20% of dads see this role reflected in media.(1) As a brand committed to portraying how real men care, Dove Men+Care is releasing...

2014-06-09 00:21:07

Boston College Center for Work & Family Study Explores Dads' Views on Paternity Leave, and Corporate and Country Policies and Programs CHESTNUT HILL, Mass., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathers want to be present and involved from the first days of their children's lives and increasingly expect their employers to support them through paid leave, flexibility, and ultimately a culture that respects their desire to be hands-on caregivers, according to a new study of 30 corporations and more than...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
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