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Older Dads: Stay Plugged In

Younger dads, please don’t ignore this blog. I’m writing to more experienced dads, but I hope you’ll stay with us and maybe catch a glimpse of your future. We know the tendency for many seasoned dads is to tune us out. They feel like their fathering role is slowing...

2 Ways Dads Represent God to Their Children

This week we’re featuring Percy Kennedy and his insights from our recent fathering radio special. Percy is a man of faith and he uses faith to influence and help these desperate dads. In this short clip he challeges all dads with a description of some spiritual...

Are You Coasting, Dad?

Here at there’s an old saying: Father’s Day Every Day. At least it’s old to us. We even used that as the title of a conference years back.  The idea is to make every day count with your kids and renew your commitment to them every morning. If Father’s Day...

Father’s Day Review: Info and Inspiration

We hope you had a fantastic Father’s Day. No matter how you celebrated, you deserve to be honored for the role you play in your children’s lives. As usual, Father’s Day brought more attention to dads from the media, and this year was no exception. There’s some...

4 Ways to Ring in Your New Year of Fathering

Here at, we often think of Father’s Day as a milestone, the start of a new year in your fathering, when you end one season and begin another. It can be a time when you reflect on the past and set goals and resolutions for the future—especially as they...


Research on Fathering

Check out studies and statistics about fatherhood, including the troubling trend of fatherless children in America and some of the consequences that come with it.

Recent Blogs

See what Ken Canfield and others are writing and saying to today’s dads – providing tips, encouragement and maybe a challenge or two.

Fathering Library

See our wealth of articles on many different aspects of fathering, organized by your situation, your kids’ ages, and common fathering hot topics.