NCF's Tips on How to Prepare Your Child for Team Sports

Spring sports are starting and NCF wants to give you our favorite tips on preparing your child for team sports! Which do you plan on implementing this spring? [tweet_box]NCF’s tips on preparing your child for team sports this...

The Secret to Showing Children Respect

When your kids push your buttons, dad, how do you respond? Our children are precious and often adorable—and sometimes very difficult. Why? Because they have a lot to learn about life, and they’re immature. Many times they’re selfish. They throw fits and hurl insults...

Detective or Explorer? Dads & Communication

  Among the greatest qualities every dad should seek to build in his relationships with his children, open communication ranks right near the top. When dads and kids can talk things through in a healthy way, and when kids feel free to approach their dads about...

11 Encouraging Phrases for Your Kids

[tweet_dis]Dads, it is so important for us to remind our children that we are proud of them.[/tweet_dis] Make it your mission to use one of these phrases each and every day for the next month. Download and print our Tools for the Journey: Eleven Encouraging Phrases...

Just Know When to Pick Your Battles. Just be DAD.

by Jay Payleitner   Our kids were not fussy eaters. But one of them really, really didn’t like asparagus. Actually, none of the kids liked asparagus. But during one particular dinner, that one particular 8-year-old let it be known that there was no way he was going to...

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...