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...

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...

Just Be a Dream-Builder. Just Be DAD.

The Importance of Believing in Your Kids by Jeff Jenkins   “A child looks up at the stars and wonders. A great dad puts a child on his shoulders and helps him grab a star.” – Reed Markham If you have someone who believes in you … there is power in that! It was...

10 Ways to Support Creativity In Your Kids

[tweet_dis]Creativity fosters self-expression and nurtures emotional and mental health.[/tweet_dis] It helps children express and deal with their feelings as well as provides an opportunity for trying new ideas and problem solving. Dad- you’re an important part...

Just Shape Honesty in Your Kids. Just Be DAD.

1 Way to Train your Child in Integrity by Keith Zafren   Mark Twain wrote, “It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.” We dads have tremendous influence and power to shape moral character in our children. And one...