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Was Tommy Jordan Out Of Line For Shooting His Daughter’s Laptop?

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 17, 2012
If you haven’t seen the video of North Carolina dad Tommy Jordan and his gun-toting tirade, the reaction to his daughter’s... Read More

A Hope For Peace Between Whitney Houston And Her Father

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 15, 2012
Over the weekend, the music world was shaken by the death of celebrated pop and R&B diva Whitney Houston on the eve of the... Read More

A Father’s Last Wish

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 13, 2012
Childbirth is, without doubt, the most miraculous event of a father’s life. Whether he’s a new dad or experienced papa, being... Read More

Topics: memories of dads

‘Eagle Daddy’ Should Change His Name To ‘Bad Daddy’

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 10, 2012
Earlier this week, I came across a news item that I am still trying to process days later. A four-year old boy Chinese boy by the... Read More

Topics: child abuse

The Tie That Binds

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 8, 2012
I think most folks who know me wouldn’t dare commend me on my sartorial tastes although I’ve been known to look nice in a suit or... Read More

2012 Super Bowl Ads Still Not Ready To Grow Up

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 7, 2012
There are two reasons people watch the Super Bowl every year. Mainly, the championship game is the centerpiece for diehard... Read More

Topics: Super Bowl

It Must Be Tough Being A Military Dad

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 3, 2012
In my previous job, I traveled around the country quite a bit by airplane. I got a kick out of seeing military personnel... Read More

Lessons From My Grandfather

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 2, 2012
I joined the National Fatherhood Initiative in early December as a recently married man of five months. Coming to work for NFI as... Read More

Topics: grandfather

Fathering For A Lifetime

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 1, 2012
Last week, NFI’s Director of Military Program Support Services Tim Red sent out an email to our staff in where he bravely and... Read More

Cute Baby Videos And Cruel Comments Don’t Go Well Together

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Jan 31, 2012
The Internet, especially the fast moving realm of social media, has given thousands of people a voice they once never had. The... Read More

Topics: memories of dads, bloggers

Cecil and Prince Fielder Have Long Road In Rebuilding Their Bond

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Jan 26, 2012
While Detroit Tigers fans are no doubt celebrating the signing of All-Star first baseman Prince Fielder, the slugger returns to... Read More

Topics: baseball, prince fielder

Is Hollywood Helping Or Hurting The Case For Fatherhood?

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Jan 20, 2012
I came across an article some days ago in the Los Angeles Times that reported on a rise in Hollywood films that featured parents... Read More

Topics: hollywood, NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

Cleveland Indians Player Chris Perez Is Lucky To Have His Dad

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Jan 19, 2012
It seems par for the course that fathers seek to bond with their kids – especially boys – playing the age-old game of catch,... Read More

Topics: baseball, memories of dads

Being A Dad Is Just As Tough As Anything Else

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Jan 13, 2012
Greetings, Father Factor readers!To quote a song “I Know You Got Soul” from legendary 80s rap duo Eric B. & Rakim, “It’s been a... Read More

Topics: T.I., rap

Guest post: 3 Easy Tips for Staying Healthy in 2012

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Jan 5, 2012
This is a guest post from Ashley Kemper, a member of Long Island Heart Associates, in partnership with the Mount Sinai... Read More

Topics: men's health, exercise

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