Kobe “Loved Being a Dad”: Fathers & Time

Kobe “Loved Being a Dad”: Fathers & Time

by Ken R Canfield, Ph.D. I join with many around the world this week in mourning the lives lost in the tragic helicopter crash in California—NBA great Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others. While all nine people deserve to be memorialized, it makes sense...
3 Reasons to Honor Moms

3 Reasons to Honor Moms

Dads, you’re ready to honor your mother and your children’s mother this Sunday … aren’t you? I hope Mother’s Day is something you throw yourself into, because moms deserve it—and it’s good for us and for our kids. By now you have probably made arrangements for...

Just Connect Every Day. Just Be DAD.

Three ‘Dad’ Things to Do Today by Doug Spangler   Here are three things you can do today to build the father-child relationship you want and your child needs. In the morning, touch physically. Make contact with a pat on the back, a soft hand on the shoulder, or a...

Six Ways to be Your Child's Cheerleader

    We all want our child to find a passion in life and succeed. And we want to be there to cheer them along from the sidelines, right? Here are NCF’s tips for being the best cheerleader for your child in our FREE resource Tools for the Journey: 6 Ways...

9 Bedtime Stories for Your Toddler

  Looking for some great bedtime stories for your toddler? Check out NCF’s recommendations by downloading our FREE resource, Tools for the Journey: 9 Bedtime Stories for Your Toddler.

Be Present with Your Children

by Perry Thinesen “Be present! Be there! Enter their world, and invite them to enter yours.” When I heard this advice from Jeff Jenkins, I started reflecting on my childhood, my experiences with my dad growing up, and how that shaped me as a father today. I loved my...

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