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Cautionary Tales For Children
Wonderful witty poems great for reading to your children. The stories and rhymes will stay with them for the rest of their lives.

Research has shown how important YOU are to your children and how as a dad the things you do, and keep on doing, really count, whether you live with them, or you are a single dad and are only able see them once a month, once a week or more, what you do really matters. This site is dedicated to all dads but will be of special relevance to the single dad. Remember, you are half the reason your children exist and they need you whether you live with them or not. As their dad, you have what it takes to make their lives successful and fulfilling no matter how often you see them. This site is about all the positive things that we as parents have to offer our children.
dadcando is about getting the most out of the time you spend with your children is intended to be a resource for all dads, but with a special emphasis on helping the single and or non-resident fathers who have contact with their children (non-resident fathers are those who are separated, divorced or widowed, who live apart from their partner and do not have their children to live with them).
. . . I hope that will be a useful at any stage of the single dadís life, but it will be of special relevance in the difficult few years following separation from your partner, when you are building a new home and finding a new routine. During this period you will be coping with a tremendous amount of change, throughout which you will also be dealing with immense feelings of hurt and loss. On top of these emotional difficulties, it is most likely that you will also be coping with significant financial adjustment as well as forging a new way of being with and caring for your children (whether you have them for a few hours per month to visit, or a few days per week to stay), which will be very different from the life you experienced when you lived in the family home together with your childrenís mother.
. . . There is no more crucial time for the importance of both parentsí roles to be evident within the family unit, than in the early years post separation, where every member of the family is dealing with a wide range of potentially damaging emotions and significant changes in their day to day lives.
. . . You are not alone. Just like you and me, millions of dads and families go through difficult times exactly like this. There is a tremendous amount of help and advice available from various organisations, online and the thousands of books that have been written about what you are experiencing and I hope that dadcando will also be useful for you.

Never forget how important you are to your children
At this time, they need you more than you can ever imagine. As a dad, you have a lot on your plate right now, and I know that there is probably so much going on in your life that itís hard to think straight. Thatís why I have condensed the most important information you really need at your fingertips, and put it all on to one site, so that you can make the most of the special time you spend with your kids. After all, the last thing you have time to do, is wade through piles of books and endless websites trying to make sense of your situation and how to build a new life with your children.
. . . Dadcando is a labour of love for me and I hope you will be able to contribute to the site and make it even better. Have fun with your kids, you are their hero in so many different ways; show them that change is all part of life and even when things get tough, a dad can find fun in nearly anything.


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