Home from Work: 15 Seconds

Home from Work: 15 Seconds

“The most important fifteen seconds of a man’s day is when he walks in the door after work.” A dad recently made that comment to one of our staff members, crediting one of the pioneers of the fathering movement, the late Dave Simmons, for making the point. What’s the...

Important Work-Family Questions for All Dads

[tweet_dis]How should you define “success?” As fathers, it isn’t an easy answer.[/tweet_dis] Alan is a very successful businessman. Recently he was asking a ton of questions about his life and his family’s routine. It started when his stomach started complaining. You...

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...

Just Have a Good Time NOW. (See Video)

This short but powerful video “Dad & Me” was contributed to us by Vincenzo Giovannini, who wrote the screenplay. He wrote about this project: We wanted to bring awareness to the importance of being part of your child’s life. As technology has...

5 Tips to Balance Being Dad

One of the most important things a dad has to learn is balance- balancing work, friends and extracurricular activities with being a husband and father. Here are NCF’s top 5 Tips to Balance Being Dad in our weekly Tools for the Journey! [tweet_box]Dads have to...

Just rethink normal. Just be DAD.

Priorities vs. Lifestyle, and a Really Cool Machine by Jon Alexander   A few years ago, a drawing by my 4-year-old daughter sparked a conversation that would spawn an app, start a business and begin reconciling our lifestyle with our priorities. (See the video below...