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Free Program Resources Abound at Fatherhood.org

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Feb 15, 2018
  A majority of folks in the fatherhood field initially learn about NFI because of our popular, core curricula: 24/7 Dad®,... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

How Much Do You Really Know About Domestic Violence?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 13, 2018
  Domestic violence is one of the tragic situations that you might have faced in service of families. But what, exactly,... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Tips from Tech-Expert Parents to Help Dads Monitor Teens’ Social Media Use

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Feb 8, 2018
When it comes to helping dads understand how they can be involved, one of the areas that requires father involvement is... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

10 Things Every Noncustodial Dad Needs to Know about Child Support

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 6, 2018
  Is it “noncustodial” or “non-custodial?” When you refer to a parent without sole custody of their child, should you use a... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

[Video] The Importance of Helping Fathers Learn What it Means to Be a Man

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Feb 1, 2018
In working with fathers and families, it can be helpful to address some basics before trying to address the myriad of other... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

7 Steps to Make Mom-Infant Programs More Dad Friendly

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 30, 2018
In my nearly two decades of work with National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI), I’ve seen growth in the number of organizations... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Join the Growing Father Engagement Learning Community™

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 25, 2018
What comes to mind when you hear the word “community?" Merriam-Webster starts its definition with the phrase “a unified body... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Dads Who Have Children with Special Health Care Needs – How to be of Help, Part 2

Posted by Louis Mendoza   |   Jan 23, 2018
  Last week we gave you the U.S. Maternal and Child Health Care Bureau definition of children and youth with special health... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Dads Who Have Children with Special Health Care Needs – How to be of Help, Part 1

Posted by Louis Mendoza   |   Jan 18, 2018
  National Fatherhood Initiative’s (NFI) mission is to help organizations and communities engage fathers in their children’s... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Be Concerned About Depression in Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 16, 2018
A friend of mine recently welcomed his second daughter into the world, 16 years after welcoming his first. She was born 8... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Free Webinar > Fathers' Attendance in Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jan 15, 2018
The Fatherhood Research & Practice Network (FRPN) will host its 10th learning community webinar in early February. Inside the... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

Why You Should Let Dads Cheat to Become a Better Dad

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 11, 2018
Have you ever cheated when you tried to reach a personal goal, such as adopting a better diet, losing weight, or stopping... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Elevating Fatherhood Part 2 – Elevate Your Community

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jan 8, 2018
In part one of this post, I challenged you to take your work with fathers to the next level in “elevate yourself.” Elevate... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Elevating Fatherhood Part 1 – Elevate Yourself

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jan 4, 2018
The fact that you’re reading this blog tells me that you already understand why fathers are so important to children,... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

5 of the Top Father Factor Blogs of 2017

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Dec 27, 2017
  At NFI we’re passionate about equipping organizations and communities with the information and resources they need to be the... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

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