4 Thoughts for When You’re Fed Up As a Dad …

  What if a dad doesn’t want to be a dad? [tweet_dis]Do you ever feel like you’re in over your head with your children?[/tweet_dis] A while back, we received an email from a dad we’ll call “Rich.” It’s heartbreaking but it’s very real, and some of you may identify...

Dads, Childcare and Changing the Stereotypes

Have you ever been somewhere with your kids, and someone asks if you’re “baby-sitting” them? For a long time, we dads faced some unpleasant stereotypes. If a dad was left in charge of his kids for any length of time, the expectation was that the house would be a total...

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...

Real Fathering and the Glue that Holds Families Together

  Little nine-month-old Enoch has a rare genetic disorder that brings serious challenges to his life—physically and developmentally. Enoch’s granddad is a good friend of ours at NCF, and he covets all our prayers. We can only imagine what that little boy is going...

Moms: You can help your child’s father be a better dad

  Dads, the focus is on moms this week—and their impact on you and your fathering. If you’re married, share this with your wife in the interest of strengthening your teamwork as parents. All dads know that moms impact us and our fathering. It’s been a few years since...

Olympic “Undude” is Committed Dad: “Life is just beginning”

  What does being a father mean to you? As the Winter Olympics begin, we can highlight some committed dads who will be competing there in Sochi, and some comments they made about their role as fathers. Billy Demong (Nordic Combined Skiing) said, “Fatherhood has made...