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How to Help Dads Tear Down the Screen-Time Wall

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 18, 2018
Screens here. Screens there. Screens everywhere! No matter where I am in public these days, I see children interact more with... Read More

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

Use This Powerful Formula to Mentor Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Sep 4, 2018
When you work with dads one of the most significant roles you fill is that of a mentor. Whether you work one-on-one with dads... Read More

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

10 of the Most Common Questions We Get Asked at NFI – Part 2

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 22, 2018
Hopefully you had a chance to read last week’s blog with the first 5 of 10 of the Most Common Questions We Get Asked at... Read More

Topics: Featured, Tips & Tricks

10 of the Most Common Questions We Get Asked at NFI – Part 1

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Mar 15, 2018
When you partner with thousands of organizations across the nation who serve fathers and families, questions abound. While... Read More

Topics: Featured, Tips & Tricks

Check Out This Awesome, Simple Facilitation Tool

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Dec 19, 2017
Are you the kind of facilitator who likes to experiment with new facilitation tools? Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

What Dads Need to Know to Reenter their Children's Lives

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 16, 2017
  We’re all working toward more involved, engaged fathers for every child. And hopefully, there are more and more dads in... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

[Video] How to Tell Whether Staff Know Your Organization’s Purpose in Serving Dads

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Nov 14, 2017
Do you know your organization’s purpose in serving dads? Before you read any further, take a moment to write your answer to... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

7 Things You Can Suggest to Dads to Connect with Their Kids

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Nov 2, 2017
It's likely that the dads you serve have many issues to address in their lives to become more stable, productive, and... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

Can a Woman Facilitate a Fatherhood Program as Effectively as a Man?

Posted by Erik Vecere   |   Sep 14, 2017
I get asked this question often during my trainings. My answer is always an emphatic, “Yes!” I see many examples of successful... Read More

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

When You Don't Have Staff to Run a Fatherhood Program

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Sep 5, 2017
You've got dads to serve, but no budget to hire staff to run a fatherhood program? Do not fear, the future of father... Read More

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

Using Facebook Ads to Recruit Dads > The 7th Step

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 24, 2017
On Tuesday, I blogged about 7 Steps to Using Social Media to Enhance Program Delivery. If you missed that post, I highly... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

7 Steps to Using Social Media to Enhance Program Delivery

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 22, 2017
An important (if not the most important) aspect of running a successful fatherhood program is engaging participants. Whether... Read More

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

How Family Practitioners Can Help Dads with Child Support Issues

Posted by Melissa Steward   |   Aug 10, 2017
If you have fathers in your program who have a legal obligation to make child support payments, you are not alone. In fact,... Read More

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

Do These 2 Things to Help a Dad Succeed

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 11, 2017
Before you read any further, take a minute to write down up to five things a dad needs to succeed in fatherhood. Then read the... Read More

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

Preparation Key to Success for Fatherhood Programs

Posted by Christopher A. Brown   |   Jul 4, 2017
  As we celebrate our nation’s birthday this week, it pays to reflect on the practices that helped some of our nation’s... Read More

Topics: Tips & Tricks

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