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Fixing Fathers, Inc., held its annual Fishing with Dads event Aug. 31 at Beaver Pond Park, New Haven. Parents and their children were treated to a two-hour informative training session, facilitated by Doreen Abubaker and Loreen Lawrence who are certified instructors for CT Aquatic Resource Education. The families learned about various fish (brook trout,…Continue
The Community Action Agency of New Haven has an eight-week program called "The Father F.A.C.T.O.R." The program is aimed at strengthening families while building a network of resources for fathers.
Rosco Shiefield Jr. is a father of 13 who loves the game of chess. Today he talks about some of the trials and tribulations of having a large family, and how he has incorporated the game of chess to help him through the hard times that life sometimes throws at you. What is so cool about this father of 13, is that his love for family is so evident and clear, and given the opportunity, he wouldn't change one damn thing. I learned so much from this man, this superhero father, and I sure…Continue