by Rick Johnson: When boys are brought up to feel competent and capable, they have a much better chance of succeeding at life.
There’s a lot more at stake than a win or loss. You have nothing to prove except that you love and support your child.
Whatever your natural tendencies might be in this area, how can you move toward more healthy involvement in your child’s education?
How to Be a Better Dad by Matt Haviland: I push myself to be a better dad by taking it one day at a time and learning as I go.
We’re creating a storehouse of images and memories in our kids’ minds that could live on and shape important decisions they face as adults.
Kids say and do some pretty crazy things, and it’s good for dads to respond to teach and correct them. But there also needs to be balance.
Is it a sobering thought that many kids are searching for answers about why their dads are so difficult to be around?
How we respond to difficulties or crisis situations will create a reference point that our children will remember and carry forward into the future.
As a father, your children need you to be a dependable, predictable reference point in their lives. Children should know what to expect from you.