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Words from a 24/7 Dad: I Now Know I'm Important

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Oct 30, 2019
  That was a response we had from a father who attended a 24/7 Dad® program in Lauderdale, Florida. As part of a funded... Read More

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

Before the Baby > Involving Dads in Maternal Child Health

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Oct 1, 2019
  At a recent conference on Maternal Health and Infant Mortality, a new concept was presented—a good concept I might add—as it... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Is it the Will? Or is it the Skill?

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Aug 14, 2019
    Did you know August is Child Support Enforcement Month? Many people have varying thoughts and comments about the topic of... Read More

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

25 Years of NFI: A Mirror, A Window, and a Telescope: David Cozart, Lexington Leadership Foundation

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jun 5, 2019
  As we continue to celebrate fatherhood champions doing excellent work in honor of NFI’s 25th Anniversary, we turn our focus... Read More

Topics: Featured, Success Stories, NFI News & Updates

Expect Fireworks When You Marry These Two Parenting Programs

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   May 22, 2019
One young man, court-ordered to attend the Fatherhood Initiative and Employment Prep Services with the Jasper Area Family... Read More

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

Establishing a Community Presence using Fathering in 15™

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Feb 28, 2019
  Mitch Freeman has been a Fatherhood Specialist with CareNet Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC) of Dane County, Madison, WI... Read More

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

When Preparation Meets Opportunity

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Feb 21, 2019
  I love the saying by Zig Ziglar, “Success occurs when preparation meets opportunity”. It was a mantra for my kids when they... Read More

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

Where’s Your Dad? Spokane’s Response to A Community Crisis

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jan 10, 2019
  While listening to the police scanner, Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich heard the chilling report “a man with a gun”... Read More

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

A Recipe for Success: One Lemon, A Local Family Restaurant, & NFI’s Fathering in 15™

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Nov 29, 2018
    Several years ago, in a federally funded 5-year Capacity Building grant from the Department of Health & Human Services,... Read More

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

[Partner Spotlight] Christian Heritage Sheds Light on Successful Work in Corrections & Reentry

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Aug 30, 2018
  Several years ago, in a site visit to a Milwaukee Jail, I sat in on a fathers’ group and heard a father complain fervently... Read More

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

Fatherhood Begins at Conception

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Dec 23, 2014
“Motherhood Begins at Conception”. This was a bumper sticker I saw for sale at an exhibit booth at the CareNet conference in... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Tips & Tricks

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