Dad: Make a memory today.

Welcome to
National Center for Fathering

A Message from Dr. Ken Canfield on Giving Tuesday

You have an opportunity to ‘give back’ and invest in something that will make a difference for fathers & families.

Put Thanksgiving into Action

During the holidays, can’t most of us find ways to help others while reminding our children how fortunate they are?

Legacy & the Test of Time: How do you want to be remembered?

No matter how old your children are, you can’t start asking these questions too soon or revisiting them too often.

Teens: An Example of Fatherly Self-Control

By controlling ourselves, we can foster a closer relationship when it seems like our teens want to pull away.

Be Joyfully, Expectantly Inconvenienced

By Peter Lewis: Hope for, wait for, eagerly anticipate, even relish the joyful intrusion of your children into your life.


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Research on Fathering

Check out studies and statistics about fatherhood, including the troubling trend of fatherless children in America and some of the consequences that come with it.

Recent Blogs

See what Ken Canfield and others are writing and saying to today’s dads – providing tips, encouragement and maybe a challenge or two.

Fathering Library

See our wealth of articles on many different aspects of fathering, organized by your situation, your kids’ ages, and common fathering hot topics.

View the On-Demand Broadcast of Fathering Breakthrough Event


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