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A Must-Read Book on Fatherhood Programming

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 4, 2021
If you’ve subscribed to this blog for a while, you know that I’ve blogged often about the fantastic research sponsored by the Read More

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

Paving the Way for a Powerful Fatherhood Pledge

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Apr 27, 2021
I think at one time or another, every one of us has made a pledge of some kind. For people of my generation, we said the... Read More

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

How to Facilitate a Fatherhood Program in a Virtual World: Part 2

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Apr 20, 2021
In last week’s post, I focused on what some of our partners have done to more effectively recruit and retain dads into virtual... Read More

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

How to Facilitate a Fatherhood Program in a Virtual World: Part 1

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Apr 13, 2021
Who would’ve thought a pandemic would hit – so widespread – that it would change the delivery of so many fatherhood programs... Read More

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

How to Help Dads with Depression

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Apr 6, 2021
Do you work with dads who have experienced depression? If so, some exciting research has emerged on how the development of... Read More

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

Have Dads Stepped Up During the Pandemic?

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Mar 23, 2021
  The pandemic has brought numerous challenges to parents from keeping their families safe from the virus to adjusting to work... Read More

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

Paving the Way for Fathers to Understand Their Prerogative

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Mar 16, 2021
Last month I wrote a post called “Paving the Way for Fathers to Find Their Purpose”  where I shared how fathers and mothers... Read More

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

Inmates learning to be better dads, find a reason to stay out of jail

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Mar 2, 2021
This article is written by Erik Von Ancken and originally appeared at CLICK ORLANDO. The article is republished here with... Read More

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

How Fatherhood Programs Can Get into the 2Gen Game

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Feb 23, 2021
  One the most recent and fastest-growing efforts to strengthen families are two-generation (2Gen) programs and initiatives.... Read More

Topics: Fundraising, Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

After jail: DeAndre McCall's fatherhood awakening

Posted by National Fatherhood Initiative   |   Feb 16, 2021
This article is written by Brian McMillian and originally appeared at the Palm Coast Observer. The article is republished... Read More

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

Paving the Way for Fathers to Find Their Purpose

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Feb 2, 2021
In 2002, you may remember the wildly popular, best-selling book by Rick Warren, “The Purpose Driven Life.” Although a... Read More

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

Why You Should Use Understanding Dad™ to Improve Coparenting

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jan 26, 2021
Improving coparenting is one of the primary concerns of staff who serve fathers, mothers, and families. That’s why two... Read More

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

13 Lessons and Takeaways to Engage Your Stepdads

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Jan 21, 2021
If I had a time machine, I would travel back to May 3, 2018, the day before I became a stepdad to four wonderful girls. As... Read More

Topics: Featured, General Fatherhood Program Resources

Stunning: The Status of Father Absence Ahead of the Release of 2020 Census Data

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 29, 2020
As we eagerly await the release of data from the 2020 Census and what it will tell us about our nation’s progress in... Read More

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

Free Gifts to Support Your Work with Dads All Year Long

Posted by Ave Mulhern   |   Dec 22, 2020
As we head into the holiday season, we often think about excited children, gift giving, and a season of joy, goodwill, and... Read More

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

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