Just Store Up Genius Points. Just Be DAD.

by Jay Payleitner   As my beloved Cubs surprisingly chase a playoff spot, my mind drifts back to a summer day at Wrigley, circa 1967. I was nine years old. It was the annual Payleitner pilgrimage to the shrine at Clark and Addison. When I was growing up, my dad made...

10 Things to Teach Your Daughter

    Dad, you’re an influential person in your daughter’s life. Make sure you teach her the most important things that she needs to know before she grows up. [tweet_dis]Teach your daughter to love herself.[/tweet_dis] Teach your daughter to change her oil....

Some Homework for YOU, Dad

  Raise your hand if you went to more than one back-to-school night during the past few weeks. Those evenings visiting the school and meeting the teachers are always well worth it. You leave very impressed by the teachers, and happy to have so many other people on the...

Questions to Ask Your Kids After School

“Fine.” That’s probably the answer you’re used to getting on the car ride home from school or at the dinner table when you ask “How was your day?” or “How was school today?” Us too… So we decided that it was time...

Ways to be Engaged in Your Child's Education

    Straight from our new, FREE downloadable Back to School Kit! Here are 17 of the 35 Ways to be Engaged in Your Child’s Education! [tweet_dis]Don’t sit back and watch this school year, be involved in your child’s education![/tweet_dis] Children...

10 Tips for Creating a Study Friendly Home

  Back to school dad!   [tweet_dis]Don’t leave your child’s education solely to the teachers dad![/tweet_dis] You should be supporting from home (and in school through WATCH D.O.G.S.) Use NCF’s 10 Tips for Creating a Study Friendly Home and help your...