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[Free Resources] Share the Success Sequence With Families You Serve

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Aug 16, 2022
A few weeks ago, I posted a blog that highlighted the most recent findings on how the success sequence is effective for young... Read More

Topics: research, Featured, general fatherhood resources, the success sequence, benefits of marriage, high school education, work full time, overcoming poverty, marrying before having children

New Data Finds the “Success Sequence” Effective Across Every Demographic

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Jul 26, 2022
The “Success Sequence,” formula involves three steps for young adults: get at least a high school education work full time ... Read More

Topics: research, Featured, general fatherhood resources, the success sequence, benefits of marriage, high school education, work full time, overcoming poverty, marrying before having children

Part 2: A Family-Centered Model for Enhancing Maternal and Child Health Through Fatherhood Programming

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Nov 18, 2021
  This post is the second in a two-part series written by Barre Morris. For context, be sure to read Part 1: A Family-Centered... Read More

Topics: evidence-based programs, fatherhood research, Featured, general fatherhood resources

Part 1: A Family-Centered Model for Enhancing Maternal and Child Health Through Fatherhood Programming

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Nov 16, 2021
  This post is the first in a two-part series written by Barre Morris. As one of the largest not-for-profit health systems in... Read More

Topics: evidence-based programs, fatherhood research, Featured, general fatherhood resources

“Yeah, it’s the end of the world.” > Providing Kids with a Lesson in Resiliency

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Sep 24, 2019
  It was a chilly November Sunday at the local high school with the three Nelligan boys. We’d had contests to see which duo could... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

3 Amazing Free Resources to Help You Engage Dads Through a WIC Program

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jul 24, 2019
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Do you think a program with this name could... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

Family Voices: A Father’s Perspective in Family Engagement

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Apr 30, 2019
  As a single father and kinship care provider, I often encountered a lack of father engagement during my search for quality and... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks, general fatherhood resources

Making a Fundable Case for Your Fatherhood Program

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Mar 5, 2019
  I grew up without a father at home. In adulthood, I continued to struggle with what I called the “daddy deficit.” It was a key... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

Getting and Keeping Fathers Interested in Your Program

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   May 31, 2018
  If we’ve written a million blogs on this subject, we’ll write a million more. That’s how important learning how to recruit and... Read More

Topics: Featured, InsideOut Dad, general fatherhood resources

FOMO: The Opportunity to Serve Fathers You Might Have Missed

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 29, 2018
In my last blog post, I mentioned that National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) emphasizes the positive impact for children when they... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, general fatherhood resources

How You Can Help Children of Divorce

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 22, 2018
At National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), we emphasize the positive impact for children when they grow up in a home with their two... Read More

Topics: Featured, Understanding Dad, general fatherhood resources

It's Never Too Late for Dads to Reconnect with Their Kids > Learn How

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   May 17, 2018
How do dads and kids connect during and after a father has been in jail or prison? What if he's just been out of their life for a... Read More

Topics: Featured, InsideOut Dad, general fatherhood resources

NFI Customized Resources Helping Prison Fellowship® Make a Difference

Posted by Jacqueline Hannan   |   May 10, 2018
  Every so often, I have the pleasure of working with one of our organizations on a very special event or project.  In this blog,... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

Simple Advice You Can Give to Dads of Adolescents

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   May 3, 2018
Fathering teens can be a challenge. There are unspoken rules (sometimes created by the teens themselves!), and as kids change and... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

Why Involved Dads are Key to Preventing Childhood Trauma

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 1, 2018
  Research now shows that divorce or separation of a parent or guardian is one of the two most prevalent adverse childhood... Read More

Topics: Featured, general fatherhood resources

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