Just Improve 1%. Just Be DAD.

4 Ways to Be a Better Dad Today by Justin Ricklefs   This past year, 8 or 10 of us mid-30’s to mid-40’s type friends have started playing pick up basketball at 5:30 a.m. at our high school alma mater. It’s been a day I’ve looked forward to each week, a great start to...

How would your child fill in the blanks?

  Kids say some of the most amazing, humorous and often insightful things. And it happens repeatedly when they’re talking or writing about their dads. Our staff is preparing to honor winning essays from kids on the topic “What My Father Means to Me,” where they...

Just Make the Most of Father’s Day. Just Be Dad.

  One of the BEST Ways to Spend the Day by Jay Payleitner   So, dad, how did you do on Mother’s Day? Did you honor your bride? Did you remember to nudge your kids so they honored their mom? Did you honor your own mom? If you dropped the ball, I’m definitely not going...

NCF's Guide to Summer Stargazing

    This summer, make some family memories under the stars! [tweet_dis]Stargazing can be a fun and educational way to bond with your kids and do something new.[/tweet_dis] Check out NCF’s essential tips to planning a great night of stargazing for the family....

Talk to Your Child (Especially Your Toddler)

Do you talk a lot to your young child? You probably do, but some recent research from psychologists at Stanford University found that talking is very important for helping to jump-start a little one’s brain. We know that those early years are critical for a child’s...