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Just the Father Facts

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Aug 16, 2012
Having worked at National Fatherhood Initiative for over 10 years now, I sometimes take for granted why our issue is so... Read More

Topics: research, Father Facts, statistics, single motherhood, Princeton University, New York Times

Remembering Stephen Covey

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jul 16, 2012
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Topics: research, men, recommending reading, stephen covey

Do involved fathers = smarter, better behaved children?

Posted by Fatherhood Blog   |   Sep 29, 2011
According to findings from a recent study from Concordia University, the answer to that question is yes. Compared to children... Read More

Topics: fatherhood resources, research

Dad is Carpool King

Posted by Fatherhood Blog   |   Sep 20, 2011
A recent survey conducted by Chevrolet found that dads are taking a more active role in carpooling their kids to school,... Read More

Topics: research, survey, Chevrolet, mama says

Why Should Dad Care?

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Feb 2, 2011
A recently released study by The Ohio State University suggests that in families with young children, the parents were more... Read More

Topics: research, mothers, mama says

One Father's "Duh" Moment

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Sep 13, 2010
From Chris Brown, NFI's Executive Vice President:The NYT Motherlode blog recently reported on a new study on the biology behind... Read More

Topics: research

Father Absence and Puberty?

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Aug 9, 2010
Time magazine just published an article about young girls entering puberty earlier and earlier. The article is based on a study... Read More

Topics: research, time magazine, pediatrics, puberty

Don't Fumble the Baby...

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   May 25, 2010
Last week, I had an opportunity to speak at a briefing hosted by Congressman Danny Davis (D-IL). The purpose of the briefing was... Read More

Topics: infant, research, memories of dads, babies, unplanned pregnancy, biological parents

Crime of fatherlessness...

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Nov 11, 2009
In light of the execution of D.C. sniper John Muhammad last night, I thought that you would find of interest a piece that I wrote... Read More

Topics: research, d.c. sniper

Paying More Attention to Fathers

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Nov 3, 2009
The New York Times published an interesting article that not only highlights the importance of involved fathers, but also the... Read More

Topics: research

Who Really Wants Work-Family Balance?

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Oct 28, 2009
Even in time of recession, work-family balance is still a popular topic. As is this recent study from the British Equality and... Read More

Topics: research

Genes or Dads?

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Sep 15, 2009
A new study by researchers at the University of Oregon asserts that genetic factors are more important in determining when a... Read More

Topics: research

Ignoring the data again ...

Posted by Vincent DiCaro   |   Jul 27, 2009
After the recent cover story in Time about the benefits of marriage for children and society, some have decided to attack the... Read More

Topics: research, cohabitation

Dad's Greatest Fear: A Teenage Girl

Posted by Fatherhood Admin   |   Jul 21, 2009
The teen years are scary...for everyone (have you been to a movie theater or a mall on a Friday night?!?). But I think they can... Read More

Topics: research

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