Does Your Child Think Money Grows on Trees?

I face a daunting challenge whenever I take one or more of my daughters to the grocery store. I’m sure you’ve experienced it, too. “Daddy, can I have one of those?” “Daddy, will you get this for me?” One Sunday, our family was...

A Moving Video: "Daddy Phone"

The new song “Daddy Phone,” by country artist Marty Raybon, portrays a divorced dad who only gets to see his son occasionally. To stay connected, the dad gives his son a cell phone and tells him, “When you’re missing me, or feeling all alone,...

NCF programs highlighted in recommendations to the President

  News Release March 10, 2010 Several NCF programs have been highlighted as effective examples of ways to increase father involvement in children’s lives as part of a report of recommendations to the President: “A New Era of Partnerships,” produced...

Get Ready to Be a Dad with a Fathers Assembly

When my wife was pregnant, I was nervous. I knew I was on the brink of the most monumental transition in my life, and the men around me were not helping. “Get your sleep now,” said one, two, three, or four. I lose count how many guys came up with this...

Can dads get the "baby blues" too?

Did your wife ever get a case of “baby blues” after having a child, or does she have them right now? She might not be alone. The “baby blues” typically describes new moms who may experience some difficulty adjusting to life with a newborn...