Celebrating Male Caregivers!

In celebration of Father’s Day, we have worked with parents and community members to curate resources that support fathers’ wellness and self-care practices. Check them out here:

Learning to Fly

“Being a father is one of the most humbling and honorable life experiences I have ever gone through,” Fathers Building Futures Co-Chair, George Davis, reflected, “It’s life’s highest of roles and still at the same time, the most humbling of roles….”

Self-Care for Fathers

This blog, written by John Holberg and George Davis, offers tips and tricks on how fathers and male caregivers can grow and support their mental health through wellness and self-care practices. 

Family Forward Resource Center – The Fatherhood Initiative

Scroll down on the Adult Education page to learn more about the Fatherhood Initiative Program. FFRC helps fathers identify and overcome barriers to maintaining positive and active roles in their children’s lives. The Today’s Fathers Program teaches men to be better fathers through fatherhood training classes.

Circle of Parents – Fathers and Male Caregivers 

We know that fathers are often left out of the conversation when it comes to parenting advice, so we wanted to create a space for fathers to share with each other all the ups and downs of parenting. Join other fathers and male caregivers all around Colorado to share support, tips and advice or just talk.

Postpartum Dads

Postpartum Dads helps dads and families by providing firsthand information and guidance through the experience of postpartum depression from the dad’s perspective.

No One, in Fact, Is Better Than Ezra

This blog, featured on Illuminate Colorado, shares Ezra’s journey with Impostor Syndrome as a father working through a divorce, going back to school to pursue a career change, and dealing with health issues during the pandemic. Ezra shares how the group Circle of Fathers gave him the space, support, and encouragement he needed. 

Celebrating Fathers of Freedom

Celebrating Fathers of Freedom, a blog featured on Illuminate Colorado, shares the stories of Adam Combs and Adrian Nunez. These two military veteran fathers recognized a void in their community for fathers attempting to figure out how to jump back into parenthood while working to overcome other struggles that often accompany serving abroad.