Just Spend a Day at Your Child’s School. Just Be DAD.

by Eric Snow   Education is a serious business, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be fun. In fact, studies have proven that kids learn better when they’re having fun. They’re more engaged, they stay at it longer, and they retain more. We also know that kids perform...

10 Tips for Creating a Study Friendly Home

  Back to school dad!   [tweet_dis]Don’t leave your child’s education solely to the teachers dad![/tweet_dis] You should be supporting from home (and in school through WATCH D.O.G.S.) Use NCF’s 10 Tips for Creating a Study Friendly Home and help your...

How to Make the Most of Teachable Moments

Parents seem to talk a lot about teachable moments—using situations that come our way to talk about life lessons with our kids. But how does it actually work? Not long ago we received a great example from a dad named Scott. He was out on a daddy-daughter date with his...

Talk to Your Child (Especially Your Toddler)

Do you talk a lot to your young child? You probably do, but some recent research from psychologists at Stanford University found that talking is very important for helping to jump-start a little one’s brain. We know that those early years are critical for a child’s...

Just Appreciate Your Kids’ Teachers. Just Be DAD.

by Eric Snow [tweet_dis]As an involved father, you are one of your child’s first teachers[/tweet_dis], and you’re on the job as soon as the baby is born. You coo and cuddle him and shake objects in front of him to help him learn to focus and respond. You help in...

5 Ways to Support Your Student During Finals Week

Finals week can be stressful for a student driven for success! But you as a dad can help by doing a few simple things to let them know you care and you believe in them. Utilize some of NCF’s tips on How to Support Your Collegiate During Finals to help them get...