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How 7 Habits of a 24/7 Dad™ Works, Man2Man

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Aug 1, 2017
The 7 Habits of a 24/7 Dad™ workshop is ideal for organizations that seek a short-length fatherhood program. And that’s... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

[Video] How NFI is Helping Kansas State Agency to Engage Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 6, 2017
State agencies that seek to improve the well-being of children and families can struggle to effectively engage dads in the... Read More

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

When Men and Fathers Commit to Help a Fatherless Boy

Posted by Roland Warren   |   Jun 22, 2017
This blog reposted from Patheos.com with permission from Roland Warren. On the night of February 12, 2012, I received a call... Read More

Topics: Success Stories, General Fatherhood Research & Studies

Friendly Fire: Fathers and Sons Find Kinship and Opportunity in Paintball

Old, green woodshop goggles stuck to Todd Sloan’s face as he ran across a paintball field in the California heat. In 1983, he... Read More

Topics: Success Stories

How to Build Trust and Rapport with Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jun 6, 2017
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Antione Harvis of Dad’s League, a fatherhood program in Opelika, Alabama. Dad’s... Read More

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

Eva Grace and the Most Gut-Wrenching Fatherhood Story Ever

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   May 16, 2017
(Mitzi Aylor/Aylor Photography) Stories. When you work with dads in fatherhood programs, you try to imbue them with the... Read More

Topics: Success Stories

‘Inside Out Dad’ Teaches Incarcerated Dads to be Better Fathers

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   May 8, 2017
WASHINGTON COUNTY — Every Tuesday inside Purgatory Correctional Facility a special class titled “InsideOut Dad®” takes place.... Read More

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

Spotlight > Williamsburg, VA CDR Empowers Dads with NFI Resources

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Feb 2, 2017
Pictured: Donovan Bridgeforth, CDR's newest Fatherhood Consultant with the diaper bag CDR distributes to new dads in the... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

Spotlight > New Hampton Jail Uses InsideOut Dad® Program, Prepares Fathers for Release

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Jan 12, 2017
We try to spotlight fatherhood programs in the news when we can. We do this for many reasons, but one is to encourage you. We... Read More

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

(Another) Powerful Video for Your Fatherhood Program

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 13, 2016
Last week in this blog I shared a powerful video for you to consider integrating into your fatherhood program.  I... Read More

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

Spotlight > Men in Pueblo, Colorado Learn to Become Better Dads

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Oct 26, 2016
You have to see how one fatherhood program in Pueblo, Colorado is helping men learn how to be better fathers.  Read this post... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

What "Dads Matter Too" Did for Their Program Graduation That You Should Too

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Sep 28, 2016
When dads graduate from your fatherhood program, it's a big deal. It should be treated as such. After reading how "Dads Matter... Read More

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

The Real and Raw Impact of Out of the Ashes

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 27, 2016
National Fatherhood Initiative's recently released Out of the Ashes: Where a Seed Finds Life DVD and Discussion Guide is... Read More

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

Spotlight > Teen Dads in Texas are Getting the Help They Need

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Sep 20, 2016
I get this question often by phone and email, "Do you have any programs to help teen dads?" My answer is "Yes!" Which is why... Read More

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

Spotlight > InsideOut Dad® Helps Inmates Become Better Dads in Jackson, Tennessee

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Sep 7, 2016
Thankfully, we see these types of news stories about our fatherhood programs often. We get excited to see our programs help... Read More

Topics: NFI-Specific Programs & Resources, Success Stories

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