All posts by Fathers Incorporated

Fathers Incorporated (FI) is a national, non-profit organization working to build stronger families and communities through the promotion of Responsible Fatherhood. Established in 2004, FI has a unique seat at the national table, working with leaders in the White House, Congress, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Family Law, and the Responsible Fatherhood Movement. FI works collaboratively with organizations around the country to identify and advocate for social and legislative changes that lead to healthy father involvement with children, regardless of the father’s marital or economic status, or geographic location. From employment and incarceration issues, to child support and domestic violence, FI addresses long-standing problems to achieve long-term results for children, their families, the communities, and nation in which they live.

NATIONAL FATHERHOOD AGENCY ANNOUNCES REAL DADS READ EVALUATION with GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The evaluation will also examine how barbershops can be used as a local resource to increase parental access to high quality children’s literature.

Fatherhood Ad Campaign Reminds Dads that Playing Catch with Girls is an Important Moment

“Being the father of four children, I understand fully the importance of my presence in their lives,” said Kenneth Braswell, Director, National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse.

5 Ways Dads Can Participate in Breastfeeding

When it comes to breastfeeding, dads can end up as the odd man out. They don’t have the equipment a mom does, so they are often pushed […]

FATHERS INCORPORATED ORGANIZES MILLION FATHERS MARCH TO PROMOTE FATHERHOOD ENGAGEMENT AND LITERACY IN SCHOOLS

On Friday, September 28th; Fathers Incorporated will present the Million Fathers March in schools across the U.S.. The schools are encouraged to engage in activities that support the theme, “Real Dads Read (RDR).”

3 Baby Proofing Essentials New Dads and Grandpas Must Do

There are three types of men in this world – the ones who forget to replace the batteries in their smoke detectors, the ones who don’t even […]

Cut Back on the Risk of SIDS with These Sleep Safety Tips

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare – walking in to check on their sleeping baby only to find them not breathing and unresponsive. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or […]

Exploring Dads’ Paternity Leave Rights

Having a baby is a life-changing experience for everyone in a family. Maternity leave is commonplace, both for the recovery of the mom after childbirth and to […]

4 Unfortunate Things We See When Children Don’t Have a Strong Fatherly Influence

Even as a kid, I could notice a difference in my classmates when they didn’t have a fatherly influence in their lives. Later on, as I became […]

Five Things to Understand When a Child Throws a Tantrum

We have all seen it. While we wait in the checkout line waiting for our opportunity to have the cashier ring up our purchases, chaos erupts. We […]