Just Speak to Your Daughter’s Heart. Just Be DAD.

by Michelle Watson, PhD, LPC So dad, I know that you don’t always have it easy when it comes to trying to understand your daughter. As a girl myself, I can truly say that much of the time we think you can tell what we’re feeling or needing or wanting just because mom...

3 Ways to NOT Bully Your Kids

3 Ways to NOT Bully Your Kids as told to Brock Griffin   We are just finishing up National Bullying Prevention Month, and it’s definitely worth recognizing in today’s world. We would all be wise to learn more about the challenges related to bullying and find ways to...

Just Demonstrate Healthy Emotions. Just Be DAD.

by Sam J. Jones   Fathers find it difficult to show emotions to their children and spouses. That’s what I have noticed after more than a decade of training fathers through the National Center for Fathering “Quenching the Father-Thirst: Developing a Dad” curriculum....

Just Be a Life-giving Voice in her Head. Just Be DAD.

Use Words to Affirm Your Daughter by Michelle Watson, PhD, LPC You may have heard that females speak approximately twenty thousand words per day, while males use about seven thousand. Is that a crazy variance or what?! Louann Brizendine, author of The Female Brain,...

26 Ways to be a Championship Father

What is a Championship Father? It is a dad who is dedicated to living out the five fundamentals that our research at NCF has identified in great dads: Loving, Coaching and Modeling their own children; Encouraging other kids; and Enlisting other dads. How exactly can...

The Power of Words and “Because I said so”

 The Championship Fathering blog by Brock Griffin   [tweet_dis]Have you ever used “Because I said so” with your kids? And should a dad ever use that line?[/tweet_dis] I have some thoughts on that as I step in for Carey this week. But first, some context and a...