Birth and Beyond is CHKD’s Parenting Blog where fatherhood blogger Z. Andrew Jatau shared his insights, trials, and triumphs in parenting  and offered timeless guidance on various topics that are sure to be of interest to dads.

Get prepared for the arrival of your child by attending one of our Baby 101 Classes, or watch our practical parenting videos on safe sleep, bringing baby home and more.

National Fatherhood Initiative - Resources for human resources organizations and beyond who are committed to being more father-inclusive. 

DIA Five Minute Fatherhood Talks with Z. Andrew Jatau, LPC.


Being a dad is an important job. These five minute talks cover content dads are concerned about such as family of origin, confident fathering skills, fathers and discipline, and more. The good news is, you can listen to them at your convenience. Click to Listen to the topics below. 

Fatherhood Talk - Family of Origin

Fatherhood Talk - Confident Fathering

Dads in Action - Discipline and Fatherhood

DIA Video - Effective Partner Comm

Dads in Action Video - Raising Sons

DIA Video - Financial Anxiety