Changing the world ... one child at a time. Welcome to Fathers.com National Center for Fathering Laugh with Them. Cry with Them. When our kids come to us with emotional news, why do we often reflect the opposite emotion back to them? Read More José’s Story: Your Children Are Gifts Your child is an incredible gift! Not a liability as some would suggest. No matter what your current situation, whether you have a special-needs child, a child who’s struggling in some way, or a child you don’t get to see as often as you’d like, you simply can’t lose... Read More Smile, Dad! First, a big THANK YOU to all granddads out there. You deserve to be honored this Sunday on Grandparents’ Day. You play an important role because your Grandkids Matter! (And for all other dads, make sure to get your kids involved in recognizing their grandparents this... Read More 3 Ways Fathers Instill Hope It’s one of the most necessary preventive qualities that a father can instill in his children—giving them security, peace, confidence, and many other qualities you surely want them to have. It requires your steadfast focus and asks you to utilize a trait that,... Read More A New School Year: 3 Tips for Dads Your children just started school or are about to go back, and I hope that’s a big deal in your mind—whether they’re starting kindergarten or the last year of graduate school. They will mature and be shaped in incredible ways during coming months, and of course you... Read More Search Fathers.com Search for: 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.