Foster Dads Matter!

Research on father involvement has helped shape a mountain of perceptions about what it takes for a family, and a society, to fully care for its members. By now most of us have heard these facts:  Children without involved fathers can experience an increased risk of growing up poor, getting into trouble with the law, … Read more

Talk to a Dad!

I interview dads monthly for the National Dads Matter!™ Project that I founded many years ago and facilitate today, giving fathers and grandfathers a voice and visible presence in their local communities. Just about every day I see a father and his kids—sometimes a dad and his very young children—and I make sure to talk … Read more

Your 2020 Dad Plans

Now is a great time to set goals for father engagement in the new year!  What are three things you want to do with, or for, the children you care for at home and/or the children you teach at school if you’re an educator?  Talk with other dads if you’re a father, and talk with … Read more