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Social Networking For Dads

by Peter Townsend (writer), London, UK, January 17, 2014

Helping dads to find help and support online to help them with the challenge of parenting.

For many new dads fatherhood is an overwhelming experience. The sleepless nights, the daily routine of baby care fitted in around the normal daily employment. Then as the baby starts to get older the challenges don't really go away they just grow and develop as your child grows. It is true that there is a lot of help available for parents. The problem for Dads is that so much of the help is targeted at Mums. No-one would deny that Mums have enormous parenting challenges to face but it is time that we recognized that Dads need help and support just as much as Mums do. One of the best ways to help Dads cope with parenting is to enable them to connect with other Dad's going through the same experience. Here is a list of four social networking sites just for Dads

http://newdadsnetwork.com - This site describes itself as a private social network for expectant and new dads. You can chat with other members, post photos and videos, and most importantly learn from other Dads who have been through these experiences before you.

http://lifeofdad.com - Life of Dad features thousands of blogs, videos, podcasts from Dads all over the world. You can even sign up as a blogger on the site and share your fatherhood experiences with the world. One unique aspect to this site is the Life of Dad podcast that distills the best of the site into a regular broadcast for you to listen to at your convenience.

http://www.dadlabs.com - The home of the popular DadsLab live weekly show. There is an active forum to take part in as well as a video archive showcasing topics of interest to Dads and family life.

http://www.singledad.com - A site specifically to help single dads with the challenges they face. There is a section offering legal advice, along with cookery and grooming tips for dads.

Sign up and enjoy these dad only social networking sites where you will find plenty of dads to swap stories and life experiences.



About the Writer

I was born in London, England and have travelled extensively in both Africa and Asia. I met my wife in Philippines where we married in 2005. We are now resident in south east London where I am working full time online as a social media manager and freelance blogger.
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