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Alaska's Approach to InsideOut® Dad

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 4, 2014
I have been the Education Coordinator at Mat-Su Pretrial Facility in Palmer Alaska for over 15 years. Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories, Research on NFI Programs & Resources

Are Dads Really Clueless About Their Own Health?

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Mar 15, 2012
I was doing some browsing on the Web when I came across a blog entry from Dr. David Katz, founder of Yale University’s... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

No Child Beauty Pageants For My Daughter, Please

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Mar 14, 2012
Reality television is literally like a train wreck. On some shows, one can witness the worst in human behavior, yet people still... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Devoted And Heroic Dads Should Inspire Us All

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Mar 9, 2012
Once a man takes on the important task of becoming a father, it suddenly stops being just about his life from that moment. You... Read More

Topics: father factor, responsible father, love

Tommy Jordan And The Path Of Parental Redemption

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Mar 8, 2012
It was just a month ago when a entire nation was shocked to witness a gun-toting, cowboy hat-wearing Tommy Jordan unload nine... Read More

Topics: father factor, wife, forgiveness

Father Absence And School Discipline

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Mar 6, 2012
Before I joined NFI’s staff, I never heard of the term "father absence," but I was most certainly a product of it. Raised by a... Read More

Topics: father factor, African-American, Hispanic

Does Chris Brown Need A Father Figure?

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Mar 2, 2012
R&B singer Chris Brown burst onto the scene in the fall of 2005, and like the rest of America, I enjoyed his energetic dance... Read More

Topics: domestic violence, father factor, stepfather

Make Mine A Maxima: A Nissan Fan's First Auto Love

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 29, 2012
Although NFI is wrapping up its “Innovation For Fatherhood” partnership with Nissan, I’m really thankful to know that a car... Read More

Topics: car safety, father factor, Nissan, Innovation for Fatherhood

Chardon High Shooting: Symptoms of the Father Factor

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 29, 2012
Image by Aaron Josefczyk, Reuters. Read More

Topics: crime, father factor, d.c. sniper, Chardon High shooting, T.J. Lane, Norway massacre, Tucson shooting, Chardon High School

Get Off The Couch, Get In The Game

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 28, 2012
I grew up in a time where I was able to witness home-based video games grow from their clunky infancy to the heights of... Read More

Topics: videogames, video game

Dads And Depression: Are You Passing Your Symptoms To Your Children?

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 24, 2012
I can admit to the Father Factor readers that I’ve struggled with depression over the years, with therapy and group sessions... Read More

Topics: mothers, postpartum depression

Minnie Driver And The Curious Case Of The Hidden Father

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 23, 2012
Image courtesy of Splash News I became a fan of English actress Minnie Driver after her star turn in Good Will Hunting in... Read More

Fond Memories of Family Firsts in the Nissan Pathfinder

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 23, 2012
This is a post by Kayla Cates Brown, NFI's Project Specialist. As part of NFI and Nissan's Innovation for Fatherhood campaign,... Read More

Topics: Nissan, Innovation for Fatherhood

A Father Cannot Afford To Be Careless With His Children

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 22, 2012
Most parents will agree that taking a small child or children into a grocery store or on a shopping trip can be a test of wills,... Read More

Topics: car safety

As We Anticipate the Oscars, Help Choose the 2011 Fatherhood Movie of the Year!

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 21, 2012
The entertainment industry is eagerly looking forward to the presentation of the Oscars at the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday.... Read More

Topics: Fatherhood Movie of the Year, hollywood

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