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Involved Fathering … or Connected Fathering?

Involved Fathering … or Connected Fathering?

Here at NCF, we often talk about involved fathering. Dads need to be engaged in their kids’ lives. Involvement is the "I" in the I-CANs of Fathering, the four key fundamentals dads put into practice. And it’s no surprise that research shows a strong link between a...

Honor Your Dad Like a 5th Grader

Honor Your Dad Like a 5th Grader

For many years at NCF, spring gave us opportunities to recognize deserving kids and dads as part of our Father of the Year Essay Contests. We selected winning essays written by kids in markets around the country, and then chose dads to be honored as finalists and...