Teaching Resilience

“Daddy, a boy at school called me a stupid-head!” His words instantly break my heart. I remember well the feeling of being made fun of and the anguish that comes from hurtful words. And while my instinct wants to cover my son up in bubble wrap, drive away as fast as I can, and never […]

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Top 10 Summer Lovin’ with Kids!

I love the summer! The long sunny days, the smell of freshly cut grass, and the delicious BBQ dinners fill my soul. And since having kids, summers have become more memorable (and exhausting) than ever. Here are my top 10 things that I love to do each summer with my kids! 10. Gardening – While gardening […]

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Loot Bag Madness

I can’t stand birthday party loot bags! There, I said it, and I won’t take it back. I’ve embraced that being invited to kid’s birthday parties comes along with the territory of raising a school-age child. Kids love asking one another to come to their party, they enjoy handing out invitations, and hanging out with […]

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‘Runners’ Brave The Heat For Dad Club

By Miranda Chant, Blackburn News June 29, 2018  It wasn’t a traditional marathon for skilled runners, but given the hot, humid weather that may have been for the best. A few dozen Londoners laced up their running shoes for fun and to raise money in the Classic Rock 98.1 1K Marathon through the downtown Friday. […]

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CBC London Morning parents panel on what to do with the kids during summer break

Dad Club London director Chris Burton and father of seven Chris Burton discussed all things summer break with host Julianne Hazlewood on CBC London Morning on July 3, 2018. Listen to the full clip!

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Bob Jez Award Winner

(Pictured: DCL Board of Directors member Ryan Blake, President Jeremy McCall, Bob Jez Award winner Kalei Pitre, proud father Mike Pitre, VP – Finance Derek Tang)   June 22, 2018 Dad Club London and its Board of Directors are excited to announce the inaugural winner of the Bob Jez Award, a new memorial scholarship created […]

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Dadding the Days Away

I always thought fatherhood would come easy to me. I grew up surrounded by young kids (my mom ran a home daycare), I studied psychology with hopes of becoming a child therapist, I worked for a parenting magazine in my 20s, and then I became an elementary school teacher. Right up to the moment our […]

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Golf Tournament 2018

Last year’s DCL Golf Tournament was a huge success and a lot of fun! For full details and the photo gallery, check out the Golf Tournament 2017 Blog. This year will be bigger and better! You DON’T want to miss this event! For full details, sponsors, and registration information, check out the 2018 Golf Tournament […]

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Thanks to our Donating Members!

Thanks to YOU, our donating members, Dad Club London can run events and cover the basics like insurance, web-hosting, banking fees, gym rentals, donations to parents in needs, and MUCH MORE! Check out our Donating Member Page to see who is making a difference! Interested in being a donating member? Visit the DCL Shop for […]

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How I Grew To Love Popcorn – A tribute to an outstanding mom

The last few years haven’t been easy. Thankfully I share my life with the most tenacious person I’ve ever known. She has been able to withstand many highs and lows over our 6 years together, and where some would have thrown the towel in, shes only dug her feet in more in terms of being […]

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