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Vincent DiCaro

Vincent DiCaro

Vince is NFI's Vice President of Communication and Development. He is married to Claudia, has one son with another son on the way and lives in Maryland.

Recent Posts

The Best and Worst of Times for Fatherhood

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Mar 3, 2015
This post originally appeared at Care Net's blog. “It is the best of times and the worst of times for fatherhood in... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Day 91: Attack of the Clichés! #P90X3Dads

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 25, 2014
Throughout this post, I am going to keep track of the number of clichés I use. It worked! (Cliché #1). That sums up my... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

What Dads Can Learn From the Santa Barbara Killing Spree

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 11, 2014
I’ve blogged many times over the years about the disturbing “father factor” I’ve seen in virtually every shooting spree or... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Victory Weak? #p90x3dads

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jun 4, 2014
I am in Victory Week of P90X3. But, right now, it doesn’t feel like much of a victory. I don’t feel as…STRONG as I’d like.... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Putting P90X3 to the Test (#P90X3Dads)

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Apr 24, 2014
Whew! The last 21 days have been crazy. On April 4, my wife gave birth to our second son, Gabriel Luke DiCaro, who weighed in... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Mid-Program Doldrums #P90X3Dads

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Apr 2, 2014
Let me start by saying I love P90X3. I am on day 35, and I am seeing real results. Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Do What I Do, Not What I Say #P90X3Dads

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Mar 13, 2014
Whenever you think people are exaggerating about how children are always watching you, just hang out with a child for a few... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Family Structure Can Be a Life or Death Matter

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Mar 11, 2014
A little over a year ago, I wrote on this blog about how the Sandy Hook shooting may have been another crime of fatherlessness. Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

I Don’t Exercise for Myself #P90X3Dads

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Mar 7, 2014
I think if I were single and childless, I would rarely exercise. That sort of attitude, based on what I’ve seen in research,... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Coverage of Celebrity Deaths Always Misses the Mark

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Feb 3, 2014
As a lover of movies and good acting, I am saddened by the passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died this past weekend from... Read More

The “Tale of Two Fathers” Confirmed by New Study

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Dec 20, 2013
I am having a hard time deciding how to respond to this report from the Associated Press on a new survey of fathers. Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

When “Inclusion” Results in a Total Lack of Fairness for Dads

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Nov 15, 2013
Words like empowerment and inclusion get thrown around a lot today. But do we really know what they mean? Do these principles in... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

The PURPLE Crying Game [Infographic]

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Nov 7, 2013
Now that I am going to become a new dad for the second time, I have been reflecting a little bit more on what it means to be... Read More

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

InsideOut Dad® Designation on National Registry of Evidence-based Programs & Practices

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Nov 5, 2013
We're excited to announce NFI's InsideOut Dad® is now included in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Research on NFI Programs & Resources

Hoping for “Style Points” With Baby #2

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Nov 5, 2013
My wife and I are expecting our second child in April! Woo hoo! But…   Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

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