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As a dad there are lots of opportunities for you to get involved in your child's life. From helping chaperone the school trip, to reading together, to coaching the Little League team, take advantage of the time you can spend together!
Becoming more involved in your child's life can take a lot of different forms. At every stage your children can benefit from your involvement. Read with young children. Join the elementary school parent teacher organization. Chaperone a school event. Volunteer as a coach, or ask your child's coach in what way he could use your help. Take a rainy Saturday and turn it into a family movie night.
Take time to be a positive and supporting part of your child's life. The resources and links here are a great starting place to learn more.
Responsible fatherhood programs exist all over the country. This section serves as a starting point for fathers looking to connect with programs that can help make them responsible and involved in their child’s life.
Whether you’re interesting in becoming a mentor, or connecting your child to a mentoring program, learning more about what it means and ways to connect to a trustworthy program are important first steps.
In response to President Obama’s call for a national conversation on responsible fatherhood and healthy families, learn how you can join the President's Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative.