Story: Diverse families

A focus on fathers

A focus on fathers

Scott Lancaster is one of the founders of the website, and co-author of Call me Dad! A manual for new fathers and Being a great dad for dummies. He would like men to be more involved in bringing up their children and to share information about their experiences as fathers. Lancaster was a stay-at-home dad for more than two years and cared for his pre-school daughter Pyper while her mother was working. He has appeared on numerous television and radio programmes as an advocate for fathers becoming confident and competent parents.

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Rosemary Du Plessis and Candice Diggelmann, 'Diverse families - Different family practices', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 January 2022)

Story by Rosemary Du Plessis and Candice Diggelmann, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 22 Jun 2018