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  • Have Americans’ Attitudes About Stay-at-Home Dads Truly Changed?

    Have Americans’ Attitudes About Stay-at-Home Dads Truly Changed?

    What’s your attitude toward stay-at-home dads? Do you view them positively or negatively? No matter your attitude, you’re undoubtedly aware that more dads than ever have made this...

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  • Parenting Styles – Which One is Best?

    Parenting Styles – Which One is Best?

    We came across this article on parenting styles that is valuable for anyone working with fathers and families. The content can be integrated into one-on-one meetings, case management...

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  • New Data Finds the “Success Sequence” Effective Across Every Demographic

    New Data Finds the “Success Sequence” Effective Across Every Demographic

    The “Success Sequence,” formula involves three steps for young adults: get at least a high school education work full time and marry before having children. However, some critics...

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  • How to Use A Logic Model to Supercharge Your Fatherhood Outcomes

    How to Use A Logic Model to Supercharge Your Fatherhood Outcomes

    Can you articulate how your organization influences dads to improve their fathering skills? If not, then a logic model is what you need. A logic model maps the specific resources and...

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  • Use These Studies to Inform Your Work with Incarcerated Dads

    Use These Studies to Inform Your Work with Incarcerated Dads

    Do you work or want to work with incarcerated dads?If so, two recently-released studies can inform that work. Combined these studies provide an in-depth look at parenting programs in...

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  • Course prepares East Feliciana prisoners for challenges, joys of fatherhood

    Course prepares East Feliciana prisoners for challenges, joys of fatherhood

    This article is written by Francis Y. Spencer and was originally published at The Advocate. It is republished here with permission. Confined father Willie Sanders III wrote a letter full...

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  • Teach Dads These 3 Qualities of Successful Fathering

    Teach Dads These 3 Qualities of Successful Fathering

    “Habits may be the smallest units of transformation, but they’re also the most fundamental. They are the first concentric circles of change that will spiral out. Think about it.” ~ BJ...

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  • 24/7 Dad® - Worth the Wait

    24/7 Dad® - Worth the Wait

    I would like to introduce you to Timmy Morgan, aka Tim, a Fatherhood Coordinator with BCFS Health & Human Service Healthy Start Tyler, and a long-time facilitator of National Fatherhood...

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  • [Father’s Day Special] The CHI Podcast featuring NFI President Christopher A. Brown: Why Dads Matter

    [Father’s Day Special] The CHI Podcast featuring NFI President Christopher A. Brown: Why Dads Matter

    Do you know why the role of a father or father figure is so important in a child's life? Recently Sandy Munoz of The CHI Podcast, CEO of The Children’s Healing Institute, a non-profit...

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  • How to Inject 24/7 Dad® into Your Organization’s DNA – A Spotlight On Every Parent Matters

    How to Inject 24/7 Dad® into Your Organization’s DNA – A Spotlight On Every Parent Matters

    Every so often, we like to shine a spotlight on a partner organization that uses National Fatherhood Initiative’s® (NFI’s) evidence-based 24/7 Dad® program as part of a larger...

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  • These Fathers are Unseen and Unsupported

    These Fathers are Unseen and Unsupported

    Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock recently, you’re aware of the sea change between men and women entering and graduating college. Consider these facts from the Pew Research Center:...

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  • How to Avoid Burnout in Your Work With Dads

    How to Avoid Burnout in Your Work With Dads

    I have two related questions for you about your work with dads? Have you experienced burnout? Are you process-oriented or goal-oriented? If you’ve experienced burnout in your work with...

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  • The State of Moms and Dads in America (2022)

    The State of Moms and Dads in America (2022)

    This article is written by Mike P. Taylor and was originally published at the Dad Well Done. It is republished here with permission. Parenting in America has drastically changed in the...

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  • Here’s What We Know About the Work of Federal Fatherhood Grantees

    Here’s What We Know About the Work of Federal Fatherhood Grantees

    Have you ever wondered what the organizations that received federal funding to implement responsible fatherhood (RF) programs did with those funds?Wonder no more. The Office of Family...

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  • 3 Ways to Keep Fatherhood Program Group Sessions Focused and on Track

    3 Ways to Keep Fatherhood Program Group Sessions Focused and on Track

    In a recent discussion I had with an InsideOut Dad® facilitator, he made a point that many dads complain – sometimes bitterly – about the mother of their children. This is not the first...

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  • The Secret Sauce of Successful Fatherhood Groups

    The Secret Sauce of Successful Fatherhood Groups

    If someone asked you what’s the “secret sauce” of fatherhood groups, what would you tell them? Before you continue to read this post, take a moment to reflect on that question. Write down...

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  • New Evaluation of 24/7 Dad® Shows It Improves Parental Self-Efficacy and That Dosage Matters

    New Evaluation of 24/7 Dad® Shows It Improves Parental Self-Efficacy and That Dosage Matters

    A new, independent, third-party evaluation of the evidence-based 24/7 Dad® program of National Fatherhood Initiative®(NFI) shows that it improves dads’ confidence in their ability to...

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  • How to Help Stepfamilies Continue the Blending Process

    How to Help Stepfamilies Continue the Blending Process

    We should start referring to blended families as blending families. The tense of this word means everything because – in my experience as a stepdad – our family will never be fully...

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  • Giving Dads a Second Chance

    Giving Dads a Second Chance

    This article was originally published at the Operation New Hope blog. It is republished here with permission. In anticipation of Second Chance Month, we are pleased to celebrate the...

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  • ALERT: Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Groundbreaking Legislation to Support Involved Fatherhood in Florida

    ALERT: Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Groundbreaking Legislation to Support Involved Fatherhood in Florida

    This article was originally published by the office of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and is republished here with permission. Special note to organizations and fatherhood practitioners...

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