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...

Find Your Child’s Connect Points: Bonding with Your Teenager

by Steve Lucey   Our culture tells us that teenagers don’t want to be with their dads; they think we’re weird and out of touch. But I’m convinced that’s a lie. We are all wired for relationships; I believe there’s a God-given desire deep in the heart of your children...

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...

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...

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...