32 episodes

A podcast hosted by The Fathering Project. Figuring it Out Together is series one; where we speak with experts in their field and tackle many challenges facing dads and explore fathering across all ages, from newborns to toddlers, school age to teenagers and those hard to have conversations.Who's at the table is the podcast's second series where we are joined by Australia's favourite personalities, ranging from comedians, TV personalities, icons and mentors, sports stars and famous authors.

Fathering First Podcast by The Fathering Project The Fathering Project

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 8 Ratings

A podcast hosted by The Fathering Project. Figuring it Out Together is series one; where we speak with experts in their field and tackle many challenges facing dads and explore fathering across all ages, from newborns to toddlers, school age to teenagers and those hard to have conversations.Who's at the table is the podcast's second series where we are joined by Australia's favourite personalities, ranging from comedians, TV personalities, icons and mentors, sports stars and famous authors.

    Sleeping and settling baby: Advice from an expert

    Sleeping and settling baby: Advice from an expert

    In this podcast we talk all things sleeping and settling your infant with special guest Tracey Cassels PHD.
    A really insightful and informative discussion. We're grateful to have Tracy join us to provide all the advice and tips for new parents. 

    The Fathering Project is an Australian charity that works to change children's lives through better fathering. If you like our podcast and want to help support us, you can donate here: https://bit.ly/3MV7Fvd

    • 23 min
    Dads Discussion: Nick's Great Run

    Dads Discussion: Nick's Great Run

    In this episode John Rutter speaks with Nick Bourke's journey of running to his kids - 60 days and 600km. He is running for his kids, running for dads, and raising awareness around mental health. 

    Listen as Nick talks us through his journey to-date and what motivated him to embark on this journey. 

    The Fathering Project is a charity and maintains it's momentum from the generosity of the public. If you enjoy our podcasts and would like to contribute, you can make a donation here: https://bit.ly/3MV7Fvd

    • 41 min
    The important role of foster carers

    The important role of foster carers

    It's Foster Care Week in NSW and on the podcast we are joined by Australian Community Father of the Year Winner - Rick Pekan, and Foster Care Recruitment Officer - Teigan Reilly from the Department of Communities in WA. 

    Foster carers are critical to our communities, providing care, love and support to children in need. In this podcast we discuss Rick and Teigan's journey, what foster care involves and how you can get involved. 

    If you enjoy our podcasts, we would love for you to review it on your podcast app of choice.
    The Fathering Project is an Australian Charity and rely on the generosity of the public. If you would like to donate to help us continue our work, visit: https://bit.ly/3MV7Fvd 

    • 20 min
    Talking body boundaries with Kayelene Kerr from eSafeKids

    Talking body boundaries with Kayelene Kerr from eSafeKids

    It's child protection week, so we brought Kayelene Kerr from eSafeKids onto the podcast to talk all things body boundaries and protective behaviours. 

    Dads play a critical role in talking to their children about body boundaries. 

    The Fathering First Podcast is run by The Fathering Project, a National not-for-profit Organisation changing children's lives through better fathering. Your donation can help us to continue our work in supporting fathers and children. You can donate here: https://bit.ly/3MV7Fvd

    Check our more resources on The Fathering Channel: https://thefatheringproject.org/fathering-channel/

    • 19 min
    Fathers and teen daughters: How to support your relationship

    Fathers and teen daughters: How to support your relationship

    This podcast with author, journalist and speaker; Madonna King,  discusses raising teen girls and highlights the important role fathers play in their teen daughter's life. 

    Madonna provides practical tips on how dads can best support them through their journey to becoming young women. 
    Madonna also speaks of the current climate parents are facing with teen girls having to grow up faster than ever before and what they need to know.

    • 18 min
    Maree Crabbe on the impacts of pornography on young people

    Maree Crabbe on the impacts of pornography on young people

    In this podcast, Maree Crabbe from It's Time We Talked joins us to chat about an often taboo topic – children and teen's access to pornography.
    Maree shares the current research and provides parents with practical tips and strategies to get the conversation started with our young people.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

johnmurraykirkland ,

First class fathering

A broad range of important topics for dadd to listen and learn from.

podcastjunkie0902 ,

Awesome

Fantastic podcast about fathering 👌🏼 from a fantastic organisation helping children through fathers

DanOmni ,

A guiding voice

An excellent resource for Dad’s (and Mum’s) trying to the navigate the tricky yet critical path of parenting.
Thank you Fathering Project

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