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...

10 Ways to Support Creativity In Your Kids

[tweet_dis]Creativity fosters self-expression and nurtures emotional and mental health.[/tweet_dis] It helps children express and deal with their feelings as well as provides an opportunity for trying new ideas and problem solving. Dad- you’re an important part...