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National Center for Fathering

Hold Your Daughter Safe Through the Downpours of Life

Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield: “There’s just something about seeing a daddy protecting his little girl that has a way of reaching in and touching a deep place in all of us.”

Giving Our Kids Focused Attention

We’re thinking about them–what’s happening in their world. We’re stepping out of our own issues and concerns and being all about theirs.

Mother’s Day 2022: Could This Be the Best One Ever?

Some wisdom from a group of moms in response to the question, “What happened on your best Mother’s Day ever?”

This Mother’s Day, Swing for the Fences

As a son and a husband, don’t settle for a “bloop single” when honoring your mother and your children’s mother.

Boys Need Men to Teach Them About Life

by Rick Johnson: When boys are brought up to feel competent and capable, they have a much better chance of succeeding at 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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