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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

Parenting is Still a Code Word for "Mothering"

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Mar 26, 2012
This post was authored by Chris Brown, NFI's Executive Vice President. I’ve been involved in promoting involved,... Read More

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

Huggies Working to Clean Up a Diaper Mess

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Mar 13, 2012
In The Godfather: Part II, Michael Corleone says, "I hope they will have the decency to clear my name with the same publicity... Read More

So Easy, Even a Dad Can Do It

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Mar 1, 2012
I have to take a deep breath when I write blog posts like this. While more and more advertisers are starting to realize that... Read More

Topics: brands, advertising, commercials, huggies

Are Dads Still Second-Class Parents?

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Feb 8, 2012
I just read on the New York Times' parenting blog, Motherlode (we will discuss this title later...), that the U.S. Census Bureau... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

What We Can Learn From French Parents

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Feb 7, 2012
This Saturday's Wall Street Journal had an article titled, Why French Parents Are Superior. Before I even read it, I knew there... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Nagging, the Marriage Killer

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jan 25, 2012
A teaser headline on this morning's Wall Street Journal reads, "Meet The Marriage Killer." As I picked up the paper at the front... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Research & Studies

A Dickensian 2011

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Dec 30, 2011
To paraphrase Charles Dickens, 2011 was the best of times and the worst of times for National Fatherhood Initiative. Without... Read More

Topics: NFI News & Updates

Building Together with LEGO

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Dec 14, 2011
If you haven’t seen them yet, you have to watch LEGO’s most recent TV commercials. They really sell the father-son connections... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

Dads Playbook Podcast with NFL quarterback, Mark Brunell. Week 8: Having a great marriage

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Dec 12, 2011
Welcome to the eighth installment of our 10-week podcast series, "Dads Playbook, featuring NFL quarterback Mark Brunell."
We know... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

Dads Playbook Podcast with NFL quarterback, Mark Brunell. Week 7: Thriving through the holidays

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Dec 5, 2011
Welcome to the seventh installment of our 10-week podcast series, " Dads Playbook featuring NFL quarterback, Mark Brunell."
We are... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

Dad Bought a Zoo

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Dec 2, 2011
On December 23, a fantastic family film starring Matt Damon will be released. The movie, We Bought a Zoo, tells the story of a... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

When your father is the milkman

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Nov 22, 2011
The 11/21/11 issue of Time magazine did its "10 Questions" feature with Sting.In it, Sting reveals that the first time his father... Read More

Topics: General Fatherhood Program Resources

Dads Playbook Podcast with NFL quarterback, Mark Brunell. Week 6: Getting fit2father

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Nov 21, 2011
Welcome to the sixth installment of our 10-week podcast series, "Dads Playbook featuring NFL quarterback, Mark Brunell."
Who... Read More

Topics: podcast, mark brunell, men's health

Penn State Taking Positive Action on Child Sexual Abuse

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Nov 17, 2011
On Tuesday, Roland wrote this post on the Penn State sex abuse scandal. In it, he asked what Penn State will do to address the... Read More

Topics: boys, child abuse, Penn State, sexual abuse

Dads Playbook Podcast with NFL quarterback, Mark Brunell. Week 5: Sibling Rivalry

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Nov 14, 2011
Welcome to the fifth installment of our 10-week podcast series, "Dads Playbook featuring NFL quarterback, Mark Brunell."
Now that... Read More

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