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...

Conversations to Have With Your Teen Son

    Your conversations are important to your son, whether he expresses that or not. Make sure you are having these conversations with your teen son before he leaves home. Check out Tools for the Journey: Conversations You Need to Have With Your Teen Son. Here are 5...

Just Store Up Genius Points. Just Be DAD.

by Jay Payleitner   As my beloved Cubs surprisingly chase a playoff spot, my mind drifts back to a summer day at Wrigley, circa 1967. I was nine years old. It was the annual Payleitner pilgrimage to the shrine at Clark and Addison. When I was growing up, my dad made...

10 Things to Teach Your Daughter

    Dad, you’re an influential person in your daughter’s life. Make sure you teach her the most important things that she needs to know before she grows up. [tweet_dis]Teach your daughter to love herself.[/tweet_dis] Teach your daughter to change her oil....