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Vincent DiCaro

Vincent DiCaro

Vince is NFI's Vice President of Communication and Development. He is married to Claudia, has one son with another son on the way and lives in Maryland.

Recent Posts

Why? Whyyyyyyyy!!??

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Aug 13, 2012
Last week, my two-and-a-half-year-old son started asking me “Why?” “I have to wash your face.” “Why?” “We have to eat dinner... Read More

Topics: spider-man, vinny, meaning of life

The Father Factor in the Aurora Shooting

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jul 24, 2012
In four of the most recent high-profile mass shootings (the D.C. Sniper, Chardon High School, the Tucson shooting, and the... Read More

Topics: aurora shooting, crime, father factor

The Night My Son Came Home With Diabetes

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 15, 2012
Last Thursday night at around 7:30, my wife and I took our two-and-a-half year old son, Vinny, for a walk. It was a beautiful... Read More

Topics: Father's Day, diabetes, vinny, toddler

Pampers Gets Pops

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 12, 2012
Last month at Pampers Cincinnati, OH headquarters, NFI president Roland C. Warren presented the big baby care brand with a... Read More

Topics: diapers, brands, advertising, commercials, television, pampers, maternal-child health

Is Your Child a Match or a Torch?

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 4, 2012
My son was sitting in his car seat as we drove home from day care at the end of a long day. He was holding his lunch bag in his... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Military Fatherhood Award Finalists on Fox & Friends

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   May 18, 2012
This Sunday morning at 9:20 am eastern, tune in to Fox & Friends on the Fox News Channel to see our three Military Fatherhood... Read More

Guest Post: Are Dads an Endangered Species?

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   May 17, 2012
This is a guest post by Dave Taylor. Dave has been living the single dad adventure for almost five years and continues to fight... Read More

Octomom: Her Children, Her Choice and Our Responsibility

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   May 9, 2012
By Roland C. Warren -- Read More

Topics: ocotmom, tower of babel

Ryan O'Neal Not Alone as a "Lost" Father

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   May 3, 2012
In a depressing interview on The Today Show yesterday, actor Ryan O'Neal spilled his guts about the multitude of problems he's... Read More

Topics: fatherhoood, ryan o'neal, today show, matt lauer

Junior Seau's Fatherhood Story

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   May 3, 2012
There are still many unanswered questions about the tragic death of former NFL player Junior Seau. From our perspective here at... Read More

Topics: junior seau, suicide

The Huggies Conversation Continues...

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Apr 27, 2012
As regular readers of The Father Factor know, NFI recently played a key part in a firestorm of social media commentary that led... Read More

Topics: diapers, advertising, huggies

Guest Post: How I Taught My Daughter To Fight

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Apr 10, 2012
This is a guest blog post by best-selling author Brad Meltzer on his just-released book, Heroes for My Daughter.I was sleeping.... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

The Hunger Games... Or, Trying to Get a Two-Year-Old to Eat

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Apr 6, 2012
I have a two-year-old. Which means I spend most of the day worried that he is suffering from malnutrition as a result of eating... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Loving Your Spouse More Than Your Kids

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Apr 5, 2012
A few years ago, Ayelet Waldman wrote an article in the New York Times about how she loves her husband more than her children.... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Parenting is Still a Code Word for "Mothering"

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Mar 26, 2012
This post was authored by Chris Brown, NFI's Executive Vice President. I’ve been involved in promoting involved, responsible,... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

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