Just Connect Every Day. Just Be DAD.

Three ‘Dad’ Things to Do Today by Doug Spangler   Here are three things you can do today to build the father-child relationship you want and your child needs. In the morning, touch physically. Make contact with a pat on the back, a soft hand on the shoulder, or a...

Six Ways to be Your Child's Cheerleader

    We all want our child to find a passion in life and succeed. And we want to be there to cheer them along from the sidelines, right? Here are NCF’s tips for being the best cheerleader for your child in our FREE resource Tools for the Journey: 6 Ways to be...

9 Bedtime Stories for Your Toddler

  Looking for some great bedtime stories for your toddler? Check out NCF’s recommendations by downloading our FREE resource, Tools for the Journey: 9 Bedtime Stories for Your...

Just Be Present. Just Be DAD.

by Perry Thinesen   “Be present! Be there! Enter their world, and invite them to enter yours.” When I heard this advice from Jeff Jenkins, I started reflecting on my childhood, my experiences with my dad growing up, and how that shaped me as a father today. I loved my...

6 Ways to Appreciate Your Wife for Your kids

  Looking for ways to appreciate your wife, letting your children know that your marriage is important? Download NCF’s Tools for the Journey: 6 Ways to Appreciate Your Wife for Your...

Dad, Laugh with Your Kids—You Both Need It

  Who doesn’t love to laugh with your kids? A dad named Richard tells about one night when he was reading books with his 4-year-old son. Little Matt wanted one more book, but Richard said it was time for bed. Now, Richard and his wife typically offer their...