Some Homework for YOU, Dad
Knowing your child well in different areas — and that definitely includes education — helps you better serve his or her needs.
Questions to Ask Your Kids After School
“Fine.” That’s probably the answer you’re used to getting after school or at the dinner table when you ask “How was your day?” or “How was school today?”
Dropping Your Child Off At College
This is the year, the year your kid goes off to college. How is it already time? It feels like they were just an infant yesterday! Dropping your kid off at college is an exciting, but hard time. So here are our tips to help you get through the day dad. Check out NCF's...
Top Ways to Be a Successful Home-Schooling Dad
by David Serwitz All dads should be very involved in their kids' education. However, each family is different, and a growing number of families are taking full control of their kids' education by teaching them at home. The home-schooling movement has gained traction...
Ways to be Engaged in Your Child’s Education
Straight from our new, FREE downloadable Back to School Kit! Here are 17 of the 35 Ways to be Engaged in Your Child's Education! Don't sit back and watch this school year, be involved in your child's education! Children thrive at school when dads step up to the plate....
10 Tips for Creating a Study-Friendly Home
Back to school dad! Don't leave your child's education solely to the teachers dad! 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 child be at the top of their class! Be on...
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)
Recent research found that talking is very important for helping to jump-start a little one’s brain. Those early years are critical for a child’s language development.
Appreciate Your Kids’ Teachers
by Eric Snow As an involved father, you are one of your child’s first teachers, 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 teaching him to take a...
5 Ways to Support Your Student During Finals Week
Finals week can be stressful for a student! But you as a dad can help by doing a few simple things to let them know you care and you believe in them.