Make Sure Your Kids Have Some Mad Skills – Guest Blog

This week we’re featuring a guest blog from Jay Payleitner—a best-selling author, speaker, and good friend of the National Center for Fathering whose latest book is 10 Conversations Kids Need to Have with Their Dad. He also has a recent one called 52 Things...

6 Ways Dads Can Prepare Their Kids for College, Starting Now

  What are the keys to your child’s college success? One big key is you, dad. Author and sociology professor W. Bradford Wilcox wrote about this for The Atlantic. He wrote: “I find that young adults who as teens had involved fathers are significantly more likely to...

Only from Dad: 5 Things to Teach Your Child

  One of the main goals of this blog is to encourage and challenge you to make the most of every opportunity you have with your children, because your time with them is fleeting. They grow up so fast, and before we know it they’re moving out and getting on with...

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...

Getting More Involved as a Dad will Change You

We hear great things about the WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) program. It’s such a simple idea, but something about dads giving a day to volunteer and get involved at their children’s school inspires people in amazing ways. We’ve heard testimonies from two...

Pure Inspiration: A Boy’s Notes to His Dad

  You may know that our mission at the National Center for Fathering is to inspire and equip dads. Today’s blog is pure inspiration. When you see these photos, you’ll agree…. Here’s what happened not long ago when a dad named Lane came home after a week-long...