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International Men’s Day International Men’s Day began on November 19th 1999 in Trinidad and Tobago and was supported by the United Nations. The event received wide support from men’s groups in USA, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. Objectives of International Men’s Day include a focus on men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models. It is an occasion for men to highlight discrimination… Read More

12 Tips for Live-Away Dads By Joe Kelly Whether through divorce, deployment or frequent travel, some dads live away from their children for long periods. Despite what we may think (or others may tell us) living away does NOT prevent a vibrant, loving and lasting relationship. Here are some ideas for how to keep the connection strong (as usual, pronouns alternate between daughter and son). HANG IN THERE FOR THE LONG HAUL…. Read More

Dads, Fathers, Pop pops & Daddys Happy Father’s Day! Our featured web review focuses on Father’s Day and includes on-line resources with perspectives on fatherhood. Local Resources Along with on-line resoureces, we’d like to point our readers from the Hilltowns and Pioneer Valley to the Men’s Resource Center For Change in Amherst, MA. Also in Amherst is a free drop-in father’s group that meets every Tuesday from 10am-11:30am at the Amherst Family… Read More

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