Just Use Your Words Wisely. Just Be DAD.

How to Use Your Speech to Build Up Your Children by Randell D. Turner, Ph.D. From our earliest days on the playground, we’ve heard this familiar quote: “Sticks and stones may break your bones, but names can never hurt you.” Although those may have been useful words...

Stay Plugged In When it Comes to Media Choices

Have your kids seen The Hunger Games yet? If your children are 10 or older, you surely know about this movie already. The film raises some important concerns for fathers and families. It’s rated PG-13 due to “intense violent thematic material and disturbing...

Just Give Your Son a Positive Identity. Just Be DAD.

The Value of a Good Name by Tim Brown   We are living in a time where [tweet_dis]many boys are searching desperately for an identity[/tweet_dis]. They lack guidance and direction. They are searching for who they are, and usually looking in the wrong places; often,...

How to “Build” a Better Dad

Just Invest in Your Sons. Just Be DAD.  by Tim Wright These are interesting days to be a dad. On the one hand, research overwhelmingly tells us that dads play an essential role in the lives of their sons and daughters. On the other hand, certain voices in culture not...

26 Ways to be a Championship Father

What is a Championship Father? It is a dad who is dedicated to living out the five fundamentals that our research at NCF has identified in great dads: Loving, Coaching and Modeling their own children; Encouraging other kids; and Enlisting other dads. How exactly can...

Just Talk with Your Kids About the Divorce. Just Be DAD.

5 Things Kids Need to Hear by Keith Zafren                                           My wife and I separated three years ago. Honestly, it could have happened sooner, but for several years I was paralyzed by fear. I wanted to avoid hurting my three boys the way my...