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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

Beasts of the Southern Wild: A Fatherhood “Review”

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Feb 6, 2013
Each week, we will post a review of one of the four films National Fatherhood Initiative has nominated for the 2012... Read More

Topics: oscars

Advocating for Fatherhood Programs in Washington, D.C.

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jan 31, 2013
As we detailed in a recent post here on this blog, program sustainability is a critical factor in determining the overall... Read More

Topics: Fundraising, Tips & Tricks

NFI Supplies U.S. Military With Fatherhood Resources

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jan 30, 2013
Great news! NFI has completed the delivery of over 140,000 fatherhood skill-building resources to 47 Air National Guard... Read More

Good Dads and Bad Dads in TV Ads

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jan 24, 2013
My wife hates watching TV with me because whenever I see a commercial depicting fathers in a negative light, I go off on the same... Read More

Topics: commercials, tv, Volkswagen, kraft

NFI Supplies U.S. Military With Fatherhood Resources

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jan 22, 2013
Great news! NFI has completed the delivery of over 140,000 fatherhood skill-building resources to 47 Air National Guard Airman... Read More

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

The Director's Guidance on "Parental Guidance" — Interview with Andy Fickman

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jan 4, 2013
Just before Christmas, we had the pleasure of speaking with Andy Fickman, director of the new film Parental Guidance, in... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

The Spider-Man Sleep Solution

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jan 3, 2013
My son has been sleeping in his own bed every night, all night since a new room “opened for business” in our house. Yes – he... Read More

Topics: spider-man, home improvement, marvel, sherwin-williams, fathead, toddler, Tips & Tricks

Is the Sandy Hook Shooting Another Crime of Fatherlessness?

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Dec 17, 2012
In the wake of the horrific tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, our nation is collectively mourning and trying to figure out how... Read More

March of Dimes’ Big Miss

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Nov 26, 2012
Very good news was just released about the United States’ preterm birthrate: in 2011, for the fifth consecutive year, it... Read More

Topics: march of dimes, preterm birthrate, maternal-child health

A Focus on Fatherhood is Coming to New Jersey

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Oct 16, 2012
National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) has been awarded a contract from the New Jersey Department of Children and Families... Read More

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

A New Season for NFI

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Oct 12, 2012
Roland C. Warren, who has served as president of National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI) since 2001, will be leaving the... Read More

Topics: NFI News & Updates

NFI Launches Update of InsideOut Dad

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Oct 1, 2012
National Fatherhood Initiative annouces the release of an updated version of InsideOut Dad®, the nation’s only evidence-based... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources

When Daddy Isn't in the "Family" Picture

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Sep 27, 2012
For all the talk we hear these days about how “families can take many forms,” it seems there is one particular form that, if... Read More

Topics: single mothers

Fatherhood’s In the Genes

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Sep 13, 2012
A recent op-ed in The New York Times provides dads with more evidence of why they are important to their children. The... Read More

Topics: research, New York Times, genetics

New Dads Really Do Affect Infant Behavior!

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Aug 21, 2012
Have you ever wondered how important father involvement is for infants?   I mean, does a two-month-old really notice the... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Tips & Tricks

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