Start Preparing Your Kids for College

…starting now.   [tweet_box]Dad, you are so important to your child’s success![/tweet_box] Dads provide many benefits to a child’s education- an opinion, homework help, support, encouragement, keeping them on track… the list goes on and on!...

Work or Family: Where Are You Indispensable, Dad?

  Once again, this week we’re featuring a chapter from the new book, It’s Great Being a Dad—written by Jay Payleitner, Brock Griffin and Carey Casey. Your daughter’s second-grade school program is scheduled in the middle of a workday. She’s playing a lion and...

Family Digital Code of Conduct

  [tweet_dis]In a digital world, we have to be dedicated to setting boundaries with our children.[/tweet_dis] This means setting guidelines AND holding your children to them. Beyond this, it also means explaining why those boundaries are in place and how you intend...

Just Be a Spiritual Mentor. Just Be DAD.

by Steve Wilson   My second oldest child is living in England for several months while interning in her field of work. We’ve kept up with her adventure through the standard media of the day—Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Skype and iCloud Photo Sharing. It’s been fun...

Parenting Challenges: How Do You Decide Which Approach is Best?

 by Brock Griffin [tweet_dis]Here’s my best advice … about parenting advice.[/tweet_dis] All men start their parenting journey with a lot of questions. Women too. There is no mandatory training to become a parent, although a pregnant woman is much more likely...

25 Fall Family Activities

We LOVE fall here at NCF. Why? Because it is a great season to spend with family! [tweet_dis]There are so many different fall activities to do that are sure to create lasting memories for both you and your kids.[/tweet_dis] Here are 25 Fall Family Activities we...