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Dads in Action

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Our Dads in Action program is designed to help all dads gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need when bringing baby home and in the years that follow.

All Dads in Action programs are free to the community, thanks to the generous support of CHKD's Future Generations Board.

Dads in Action_Z Andrew JatauFor dates, times, and locations of Dads in Action activities, visit our events calendar here.

To be added to the Dads in Action email list and receive updates and reminders of up-coming events contact CHKD Fatherhood Consultant

Check out the possibilities:

Fatherhood 101 is a program for new or expectant dads. This class, taught by our fatherhood consultant and a CHKD pediatrician, will prepare you for the arrival and care of your baby. Learn the skills necessary to bring baby home, how to navigate changing family and social relationships, and leave with a diaper bag packed with items you’ll need to begin the parenting journey. Offered three times per year.

Dad Talks provides a place for dads of any age and in every stage of parenting to come together to discuss the challenges and successes they’ve encountered on their unique fatherhood journeys. Share experiences, gain feedback and support, and connect with other fathers in the community. Meets on the second Thursday of every month.

Dad’s Day Out is a social activity held in the community where fathers and their kids get together for fun outings like going to the movies, hiking, bowling, or playing at the park. These events are held  four times a year.

DIY with Dad events are held once a month on a Saturday morning. Dads and kids get together to enjoy refreshments, conversation and play time. You can choose a DIY craft, play a game or move to the music. Having fun together builds relationships and your child's brain. Spend time enjoying your children and meet other dads.

Birth and Beyond is CHKD’s parenting blog where fatherhood blogger  Andrew Jatau shares his insights, trials, and triumphs in parenting his two young daughters, and offers guidance on various topics that are sure to be of interest to dads in action.New posts every month can be found here.  

D.A.D. Dad Appreciation Day is sure to be a hit with your family. This annual community event is open to all dads and their families to enjoy food, games, prizes, entertainment, crafts and activities. Come celebrate you!

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