Fathers’ role in children’s books

Fathers’ role in children’s books

Father’s day is celebrated annually on the 13th of November, and to this occasion, a seminar was held in the Nordic House in Reykjavík last November. Scholars, authors, and practitioners discussed the role of fathers in children’s books, focusing...
Parents and children await action on preschool 

Parents and children await action on preschool 

A large group of parents and children gathered in Reykjavík City Hall to protest the situation in relation to daycare for young children in city preschools in August and September. They feel that election promises made by the parties prior to the elections in May to...
The changing role of the modern-day father

The changing role of the modern-day father

The modern father comes in many forms in contrast to the past. Nowadays, fathers are more than simple breadwinners and have overcome the role of the family’s disciplinarian. Psychological research reveals that a father who engages more with their children, shows...