Dads create unforgettable moments ...

Welcome to
National Center for Fathering

What Consistency Looks Like in a Dad: 5 Keys

As a father, your children need you to be a dependable, predictable reference point in their lives. Children should know what to expect from you. If you are consistent, your kids will gain confidence and security.

Nurturing Becomes the Man

We can and must become nurturing dads through giving affection, affirmation, and attention to our children. We do this with our arms, words, eyes and ears.

Must-See Video: Josh’s Kindness

High school was difficult for Josh. He was teased and harassed quite a bit. Then one day he had a simple but profound idea …. Watch the video for more.

Making Involvement a Priority

Our children place great value on our time and our presence—our involvement. Study after study confirms the benefits our children will see if we invest ourselves in their lives.

Fatherhood, Money & Providing for Your Family

Financial issues bring meaningful opportunities to the fathering role; our task is to make the most of those opportunities.


Follow & Join the Discussion

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.

Pin It on Pinterest