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19 06, 2022

SABC News | Craig unpacks the alarming impact of absent fathers on children’s well-being. 

By |2022-09-15T15:01:00-02:00Jun 19th, 2022|Comments Off on SABC News | Craig unpacks the alarming impact of absent fathers on children’s well-being. 

Statistics South Africa unpacked alarming trends that have an impact on children's education and well-being. In a report released in February this year, StatsSA revealed that most children in South Africa live in non-standard family structures with mostly one of their biological parents. The research, which was [Read more]

19 06, 2022

Newzroom Afrika | What can be done about children growing up in broken families?

By |2022-09-15T15:06:40-02:00Jun 19th, 2022|Comments Off on Newzroom Afrika | What can be done about children growing up in broken families?

According to Father A Nation, 21% of children 17 years old and under do not live with their parents. Only 42% of children with their mothers and 64% of children don’t live in the same household as their biological fathers. This has left many children to stay [Read more]

7 06, 2022

Dads, Boys and Masculinity

By |2022-06-07T10:27:24-02:00Jun 7th, 2022|Comments Off on Dads, Boys and Masculinity

Dads need to help boys understand and shape masculinity. In years past, fathers were often "there, but not there," according to Craig Wilkinson, a dad of two and founder of Father a Nation, a South African nonprofit that addresses gender-based violence, crime and fatherlessness by restoring and equipping  [Read more]

15 04, 2022

Discussing fatherlessness with Siya Kolisi

By |2022-09-15T14:56:11-02:00Apr 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Discussing fatherlessness with Siya Kolisi

Craig and Siya discuss the deep and emotional issue of fatherlesness in South Africa. Excerpt is taken from the GQ Men's Mental Health Webinar held in March 2022.

2 10, 2021

New law in favour of fathers: interview with Newzroom Africa.

By |2021-11-16T07:43:02-02:00Oct 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on New law in favour of fathers: interview with Newzroom Africa.

This week the court ruled that unmarried fathers can now register the birth of their children with the department of home affairs in the absence of mothers. Craig discussed this new development with Newzroom Afrika live.

14 06, 2021

Interview with Nikki Bush: Why are Fathers so Important?

By |2021-11-21T12:12:25-02:00Jun 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Interview with Nikki Bush: Why are Fathers so Important?

Nikki Bush of @Win at Work and Life Podcast in conversation with Craig about the importance of fathers in society and in their children’s development, as well as the need for positive masculinity in society today. THE CONVERSATION COVERS: How we need to heal men to heal the world [Read more]

3 09, 2020

True Masculinity & Authentic fathering with the “Dad Coach”

By |2022-10-10T09:00:21-02:00Sep 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on True Masculinity & Authentic fathering with the “Dad Coach”

Craig shares his own journey as a dad and his parenting views. We discuss his divorce, what is means to be a man in todays world and how we can empower our sons and daughters. Craig explains how woundedness manifests in children when there is no father figure around, [Read more]

20 06, 2020

What’s Your Burning Dad Question? Session 1

By |2021-11-15T21:03:16-02:00Jun 20th, 2020|Comments Off on What’s Your Burning Dad Question? Session 1

Today I conducted my first live "What's Your Burning Dad Question?" session. These are the questions I responded to: " As a father of two kids, aged ten and seven, I'd like to know how to not let stress about financial issues and what is currently happening [Read more]

15 06, 2020

Interview: The Glenzito Superdrive, Radio 2000

By |2021-11-17T08:06:14-02:00Jun 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Interview: The Glenzito Superdrive, Radio 2000

Craig speaks to the Radio 2000 team following recent reports of the resurgence in gender based violence to look at the role men can play in turning the tide of gender based violence around.

14 05, 2020

Interview on Fatherhood: Thrive with ‘DrD’ Dorianne Weil, Jacaranda FM

By |2021-11-17T08:34:05-02:00May 14th, 2020|Comments Off on Interview on Fatherhood: Thrive with ‘DrD’ Dorianne Weil, Jacaranda FM

DrD' Dorianne Weil from Jacaranda FM speaks with Craig about equipping men to be great fathers and leaders.

22 04, 2020

5 ways for dads to bond with their Baby

By |2021-11-16T11:22:58-02:00Apr 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on 5 ways for dads to bond with their Baby

The best start any dad can give his children in life is to establish a strong bond with them from the very beginning. But the process of bonding with a child in the early weeks can be harder for a dad than for a mom. [Read more]

5 04, 2020

5 Tips for Dads over Lockdown

By |2021-11-16T00:33:00-02:00Apr 5th, 2020|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Dads over Lockdown

A week into #lockdown, here are five great ways to help you as a dad not only stay sane, but be a real blessing and source of strength to your family during this crazy time.

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