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These Fathers are Unseen and Unsupported

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 9, 2022
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock recently, you’re aware of the sea change between men and women entering and graduating... Read More

Topics: father involvement in education, research, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, dads in college, dads in trade school

(Video) Dads Club Strengthens Fatherhood

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Apr 9, 2013
NFI's Vince DiCaro was interviewed today on Fox News Live about our new Dads Club™ and our partnership with Dove® Men+Care™. ... Read More

Topics: research, Tips & Tricks

NFI and Dove® Men+Care™ Team Up to Launch Dads Club™

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Apr 9, 2013
New Club Will Be Place for Fathers Who Care for What Matters to Support Each Other and the Cause of Responsible FatherhoodIn a ... Read More

Topics: research, Tips & Tricks

A Working Woman's Response to 'Leaning In' to Fatherhood

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Apr 2, 2013
This is a guest post by Claire M. Fraser, PhD. Claire is a Professor of Medicine and Director, Institute for Genome Sciences,... Read More

Topics: research, Tips & Tricks

(Video) Moms Should "Lean In" to Fatherhood

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Mar 29, 2013
NFI's Vince DiCaro was interviewed yesterday on Fox News Live's "On the Hunt" with Jonathan Hunt to discuss mothers and "leaning... Read More

Topics: research, Tips & Tricks

A Scary Confluence of Trends

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Mar 28, 2013
The following is a post from Christopher A. Brown, Executive Vice President of National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI). Interested... Read More

Topics: research

Moms Should “Lean In” …to Fatherhood

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Mar 26, 2013
The mommy wars continue. Should today’s women dedicate themselves more to their careers so they can “catch up” to men – to “lean... Read More

Topics: research, business

The Croods and “Leaning In”

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Mar 19, 2013
It seems that strong women beget strong women. However, research also shows that involved fathers beget strong women. Let me... Read More

Topics: research

(Video) Putting Fatherhood Back in The Picture

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Mar 4, 2013
Recently on FoxNews Live, Lewis Kostiner and Juan Williams spoke to Jonathan Hunt, host of "On the Hunt", on how men from all... Read More

Topics: research, books

(Video) Are Dads the Missing Link in Education Reform?

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Feb 27, 2013
24 million children without biological fathers in the home. This is a stat we at NFI mention a lot. The number can be so big that... Read More

Topics: research

PA is 25th State to Standardize NFI's InsideOut Dad®

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Feb 26, 2013
Facilities Across Pennsylvania Have Been Equipped to Deliver NFI’s InsideOut Dad® Program to Connect Incarcerated Fathers With... Read More

Topics: research, programming

The Missing Piece in Education Reform—Dads

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Feb 12, 2013
Writing for CNN’s Schools of Thought blog, NFI's Christopher Brown and Vincent DiCaro reveal the missing piece of education... Read More

Topics: research, school, policy

Most Popular Post of 2012 — The Difference Between a Man and a Boy

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Dec 31, 2012
The Father Factor Blog closes the year by reposting our most popular blog post of 2012! Thank you for reading and connecting... Read More

Topics: boys, research, men, science

More on The Moral Rationalization of Non-Married Fatherhood

Posted by Melissa Byers   |   Sep 25, 2012
The following is a post from Christopher A. Brown, Executive Vice President of National Fatherhood Initiative. This post is his ... Read More

Topics: research

Fatherhood’s In the Genes

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Sep 13, 2012
A recent op-ed in The New York Times provides dads with more evidence of why they are important to their children. The article... Read More

Topics: research, New York Times, genetics

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