It's GREAT Being a Dad.

Welcome to
National Center for Fathering

A New Resource to Equip Dads Like You

Dr. Ken Canfield and NCF introduce the 7 Secrets Master Class, featuring a self-scoring profile and videos that go deeper into each area.

Teens: Make the Most of Opportunities

Sometimes spending time with a teenager means adjusting to his or her schedule. So be ready, dad. When those chances come, don’t miss ‘em.

How to Bond with Your Baby

Make sure you don’t miss out on those early days, dads. This is where you start habits that will serve you well through the years.

Dad, do you shirk discipline?

When kids misbehave, why do some dads leave it for Mom to handle? As dads, we need to sign up for the entire role of being a father.

Treat Your Daughter Like Royalty

Dr. Michelle Watson Canfield: Here’s a glimpse inside the hearts of daughters and two concepts that strike a chord in most every girl.


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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.