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“Where did you learn that?” Dad, Watch Your Language

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It’s a classic parenting situation that dads seem to run into quite often: Junior lets loose with a string of…
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The Power of a Father’s (or Father Figure’s) Voice

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  A few weeks back, I was talking with a friend on the phone. At that time, the news and…
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What can DADS do about domestic violence?

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Like you, I have been saddened by recent cases of domestic violence that have dominated the headlines. I can only…
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Stand Tall and Coach Your Kids’ Character

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Responsibility. Commitment. Forgiveness. Leadership. Brotherhood. And yes, a good dose of football thrown in. I’m describing some key ideas from…
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Stand Tall at Your Kids’ Games—But Don’t Lose Perspective

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How do you handle your kids’ sports endeavors? It’s a common struggle. Our own ego can be so tied up…
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60-Second Hug: Be a Dad Who Comforts

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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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Make Every Day Like Father’s Day

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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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The Power of “I Love You” from Dad

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 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

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  I hope you and your kids have already been busy making plans and arrangements to make Sunday a special…
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6 Ways Dads Can Prepare Their Kids for College, Starting Now

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  What are the keys to your child’s college success? One big key is you, dad. Author and sociology professor W….
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