As we cover in our 24/7 Dad® program, fathers are very capable of learning to be nurturers. One aspect of being nurturing is showing children fatherly affection. That's why this week's post by R.J. Washkow over at The Good Men Project struck a chord with me and I asked for permission to
Your words have power. In fact, they have so much power they can actually give your children a better life. The right powerful words — wise words — can make your children feel accepted, confident, and loved. That’s a lot of power. Unfortunately, the wrong or unwise words can make
“I’m proud of you. Win or lose, you’re my son.” – Tony Nathan’s dad, Woodlawn
When was the last time you said something like that to your son? When I heard this line from Tony Nathan’s dad in the movie, I got really convicted! It made me realize how important it is to build
This article originally appeared on The Institute for Family Studies blog, who partnered with NFI President, Christopher A. Brown, for input on the reason behind the rise in single dads. Click here to read the original article.
In the 2006 film, “The Pursuit of Happyness,” Will Smith portrays Chris Gardner, a single father who manages to pull
My dad taught me many things. One of the most valuable life lessons I learned from him was the importance of perseverance. World War II leader Winston Churchill understood the importance of perseverance as well. In the darkest days of World War II, Churchill gave a speech at his old
Vegan Pro: Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard Goes Plant-Based
November 7, 2017 by Fit Fathers
By Maryjo Oster
Most girls and women in the United States are given advice about rape prevention: never let your drink out of your sight, don't walk alone at night, don't wear revealing outfits or high heels, and so on. We live in a society where violence against women--both in action and
If you listen only to the political rhetoric about the loss of good-paying manufacturing jobs in the U.S., you’d think our nation faces a crisis of historic proportion, especially for workers without a Bachelor’s Degree.
The fact is the loss of 2.8 million manufacturing jobs has more than been offset by
As dads, we want to do for our children. While helping our kids is certainly necessary, teaching them how to gradually do more for themselves is a major parenting goal, too. Helping your toddler learn to perform some simple tasks for herself can increase her confidence and independence and be
Nearly Half of Deaths from Heart Disease, Stroke, Obesity, and Type 2 Diabetes May Be Prevented with Improved Nutrition, According to a New Review Published in Nutrients
Plant-based eating patterns continue to soar in popularity and a group of nutrition researchers outline the science behind this sustainable trend in a review paper,