In December, families often take time to come together and celebrate the holidays. Whether you are taking part in traditions that have been in your family for generations or creating new ones with your own kids, the holiday season is a perfect time to reinforce the values of charity and generosity. It’s easy for kids to become wrapped up in getting presents, but during the holidays, you can show them that spending time giving back to others... Continue Reading
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Learn more tips on how fathers can share stories about their family history with their children to help them to value both their heritage and who they are as individuals. With our NRFC Spotlight on Dads Forever Family: Ancestors Who Shaped Our Lives, available in English and Spanish.
Knowing their family’s history can be a source of... Continue Reading
I think that love is a deep affection or attachment to something or someone. It consists of traits such as unselfishness, loyalty, devotion, tenderness, passion, and compassion. When thinking about the love that a father or a mother has for his or her child, it is easy to think about the emotions and feelings when a kid smiles or giggles. From the perspective of the child, one can see the joy in the smile, the glimmer in the eyes, and the... Continue Reading
Everyone thinks their dad is the toughest guy on the planet to find a gift for. And we are—to some degree. But the key is to think like a man—what are things that all men like and appreciate? (Hint: we are not as complicated as you think). Here are five ideas that the big guy will enjoy and appreciate this Valentine’s Day.
1. Head rub. I don’t do it very often but there is nothing more relaxing and... Continue Reading
When it comes to getting inspired to be a great dad, who better to look to than the dads who helped build the foundation of the United States? In celebration of this Independence Day here are five great fatherhood lessons taken from the lives of America’s founding fathers.
1. Always look for the talent in your kids and others.The fact is that the principal drafter of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, wasn’t originally... Continue Reading