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Make Sure Your Kids Have Some Mad Skills – Guest Blog

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This week I’m featuring a guest blog from Jay Payleitner—a best-selling author, speaker, and good friend of the National Center…
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60-Second Hug: Be a Dad Who Comforts


Back when I was a younger dad with three children at home, during the summer we would often take our kids to…
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Help our Nation—Be a Great Father

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As we prepare to celebrate the birth of our nation, I have three brief thoughts for your fathering: First, a…
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The National Center for Fathering Endorses Sony Movie When The Game Stands Tall

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  KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 2, 2014) – The National Center for Fathering (NCF) is proud to endorse When the…
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It’s A New Day At The National Center For Fathering

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NCF redesigned its website with the goal of providing easily accessible tools and resources for dads and father figures.

A Dad’s Lost Tools—and a Perspective Change

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Is your family a burden or a blessing? I want to tell you about two things that happened to me…
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More Kids Need What a Father Does


Before Father’s Day gets too far in our rearview mirror, I want to challenge you and remind you about something…
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National Center for Fathering Honors Metro Fathers and Crowns a Kansas City Father of the Year

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 17, 2014) – On June 10, Kansas City’s National Center for Fathering (NCF) held its 19th annual Father…
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National Center for Fathering Honors Minnesota Fathers and Crowns a Father of the Year

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 17, 2014) – On June 7, Kansas City’s National Center for Fathering (NCF) held its 20th…
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Make Every Day Like Father’s Day


Dad, you know it’s Father’s Day on Sunday. And for this week’s blog, I was thinking: What profound thought can…
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Live Out the Spirit of Fatherhood

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This week, I was honored to receive an award at the 16th Annual International Fatherhood Conference—the Spirit of Fatherhood Leadership…
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“Keep Your Poise”: Dad, Your Presence Brings Stability

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Here at NCF, our staff is busy getting ready to honor dads (and their essay-writing kids) as part of our…
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A Father’s Example: “Kids Observe Everything”

How to be a dad Example Kids Observe Everything

  This time of year, we get to interview dozens of dads in several parts of the country for our…
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The Power of “I Love You” from Dad


 Here at the National Center for Fathering, when speaking to groups of men we’ll often conduct some informal research about…
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Ways to Honor Mom – the Real MVP


  I hope you and your kids have already been busy making plans and arrangements to make Sunday a special…
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