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Why Fatherhood Practitioners Are and Create “Upstream Heroes”

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 19, 2020
“What’s a hero? Who do you think of when I say the word ‘hero?’” Those are two questions posed by Dan Heath in a promotional... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

How to Facilitate “Aha!” Moments with Dads

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Mar 10, 2020
The word facilitate means  "to make easy or render less difficult." One way to make fathering easier for dads is to help them... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

1 Year of Fathering in 15™ and 3 Ideas to Share

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Feb 27, 2020
Part of what I do at NFI is talk to you! I like to check in to hear how things are going with your programs, see how we can... Read More

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

Are Solo and Absent Dads More Alike or Different?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 11, 2020
If I were to ask you whether dads who raise their children without a spouse or partner are more alike or different from dads... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

What To Do When Teen Boys Become Fathers

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Jan 28, 2020
In its current season, the hit TV show This Is Us introduced a new storyline featuring Asante Blackk, who plays a black teen... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

What’s the Return on Investment of a Fatherhood Program?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 14, 2020
If I asked you to estimate the monetary return on investment (ROI) of a fatherhood program, what would you say it is? If... Read More

Topics: Fundraising, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Stand Out, Look Out, Shout Out: How Baby U Created a Program Dads Can Get Behind

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Jan 7, 2020
Standout: When I think of standouts, one organization comes to mind: Baby University (also known as Baby U), one of 7 funded... Read More

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

A Free Gift Dads Can Give their Kids this Season...and Beyond

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Dec 31, 2019
Sometimes the best gifts don't cost anything. In fact, some of the best gifts we can give are words of encouragement.... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

Be Aware: 10 Economic and Financial Forces that Affect Co-Parenting

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 17, 2019
Before you read on, grab a pen and write down as many economic and financial forces as you can that affect the ability to... Read More

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

This Outstanding New Resource on Fathering Will Help You Better Serve Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 3, 2019
Do you serve dads from different cultures? If so, I’ve got an outstanding resource that will help you better serve them. It’s Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

A Personal Philosophy Can Help Dads Focus on What Matters Most

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 19, 2019
Do you ever struggle to focus on what matters most? I certainly do. I sometimes struggle with what matters most as a husband... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

Free eBook > The Secret Formula to Mobilize Your Community Around Fatherhood

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 12, 2019
  Can you see it clearly? That is, your vision for fathers and families in your community in the coming year? After all, next... Read More

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

The One Reason, for Now, to Use Texting in a Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 5, 2019
Customer service. As the use of mobile phones has spread throughout societies all over the world, interventions that seek to... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, General Fatherhood Research & Studies, Tips & Tricks

Second Evaluation of Understanding Dad™ Further Reveals the Program’s Promise

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Oct 24, 2019
A second, more robust evaluation by Temple University (Philadelphia, PA) of the Understanding Dad™ program reveals its... Read More

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

Where Are All Your Male Social Workers?

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Oct 15, 2019
So, you’ve been working hard at your organization to engage dads. You might’ve even added father-specific programs and... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources, Tips & Tricks

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