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The Power of One 24/7 Dad® Handbook

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Mar 24, 2020
During visits with family in Alabama, Ron Gates would take his young daughter to the park. One day, a gentleman approached Ron... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Why Fatherhood Practitioners Are and Create “Upstream Heroes”

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 19, 2020
“What’s a hero? Who do you think of when I say the word ‘hero?’” Those are two questions posed by Dan Heath in a promotional... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

How to Facilitate “Aha!” Moments with Dads

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Mar 10, 2020
The word facilitate means  "to make easy or render less difficult." One way to make fathering easier for dads is to help them... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

Our Newest, Must-Have Resource Bundle for Father Involvement

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 3, 2020
Sometimes something comes along that’s a no-brainer. It smacks you upside the head so-to-speak and you’re left wondering, why... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

1 Year of Fathering in 15™ and 3 Ideas to Share

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Feb 27, 2020
Part of what I do at NFI is talk to you! I like to check in to hear how things are going with your programs, see how we can... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Are Solo and Absent Dads More Alike or Different?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 11, 2020
If I were to ask you whether dads who raise their children without a spouse or partner are more alike or different from dads... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Is Your Parenting Program Enough to Engage Dads?

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Feb 4, 2020
You can “reswizzle” your parenting program’s marketing to include more images of dads. You can bring in men to help... Read More

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

What To Do When Teen Boys Become Fathers

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jan 28, 2020
In its current season, the hit TV show This Is Us introduced a new storyline featuring Asante Blackk, who plays a black teen... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

24/7 Dad® Facilitators Retreat Announcement

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jan 21, 2020
National Fatherhood Initiative® (NFI) announces a Request for Applications (RFA) for a brand-new fellowship opportunity for 50... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, NFI News & Updates

What’s the Return on Investment of a Fatherhood Program?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 14, 2020
If I asked you to estimate the monetary return on investment (ROI) of a fatherhood program, what would you say it is? If... Read More

Topics: Fundraising, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Stand Out, Look Out, Shout Out: How Baby U Created a Program Dads Can Get Behind

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jan 7, 2020
Standout: When I think of standouts, one organization comes to mind: Baby University (also known as Baby U), one of 7 funded... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

A Free Gift Dads Can Give their Kids this Season...and Beyond

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Dec 31, 2019
Sometimes the best gifts don't cost anything. In fact, some of the best gifts we can give are words of encouragement.... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

[Free Resource] 12 New Sharable Father Facts Images from National Fatherhood Initiative®

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Dec 24, 2019
What a year we've had at National Fatherhood Initiative®! It's our 25th Anniversary and we published our 8th Edition of Father... Read More

Topics: Featured, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Be Aware: 10 Economic and Financial Forces that Affect Co-Parenting

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 17, 2019
Before you read on, grab a pen and write down as many economic and financial forces as you can that affect the ability to... Read More

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

Why You Really Do Need a Program Specifically for Fathers

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Dec 10, 2019
Separate but Equal. Yep, that’s right, I said it! But I’m not referring to the historic topic of racial segregation, but to... Read More

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

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