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Family Man is a research-backed online parenting program designed with dads in mind.

Fun, free, fast and interactive, it’s proven to work and has been developed alongside leading global child behavior experts.

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Episode 1It's quiet, too quietEncouraging positive behavior
Episode 2War and peasManaging misbehavior at home
Episode 3Into the wildManaging high risk situations

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We use evidence-based strategies developed by child behavior experts.

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Professor Mark Dadds (yep, his real name!) and Dr Lucy Tully are the masterminds behind Family Man. They’ve spent decades researching parenting techniques that work.

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Family Man Articles

Caring for kids

How to help a child with anxiety

Every child experiences anxiety at some point. But it’s important to recognize the signs of a more serious issue, and know to help your child cope.

Reviewed by: Professor Mark Dadds and Dr Lucy Tully

Positive behavior
Caring for kids

The positive benefits of art for children

Art is a powerful tool for helping children express – and calm – themselves. Learn the childhood benefits of art and get tips for unleashing your child’s inner artist.

Reviewed by: Professor Mark Dadds and Dr Lucy Tully

Caring for kids

Understanding the stages of child development

Every child grows at their own pace, but understanding the stages of child development can help you know what your child needs, when they need it.

Reviewed by: Professor Mark Dadds and Dr Lucy Tully

Positive behavior
Caring for kids

How to motivate your child

Motivating a child can be a demotivating experience. But there are steps you can take to understand what makes your child light up and help grow their internal motivation.

Reviewed by: Professor Mark Dadds and Dr Lucy Tully

Caring for kids
Positive behavior

When to leave your child home alone

Leaving your child home alone for the first time can be exhilarating and terrifying. Here’s how to know when they’re old enough—and what to you should do to prepare them.

Reviewed by: Professor Mark Dadds and Dr Lucy Tully

Caring for kids

How to help your child learn to read

Reading is one of the most important skills for children to master, but it can be just as daunting for parents as it is for kids. Here are 10 proven tips to help your child learn to read.

Reviewed by: Professor Mark Dadds and Dr Lucy Tully

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