Dear Fathers, Here Are 10 Traits You Must Have

By Getrude Mathayo / Published January 23, 2023 | 3:15 pm




KEY POINTS

Good dads don’t give up, especially when it comes to developing a strong relationship with their kids A great father is patient and understanding with his children, no matter what their age. He takes the time to listen to their concerns and helps them work through any issues they may be facing.


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KEY TAKEAWAYS


A dad should strive to be supportive of his kids even when it’s hard This is important both when your kids are young and as they get older. When your children are young, you’re building the foundations they’re going to need down the road. As they get older, your support can drive them to excel in their endeavors.


Many new parents often wonder how to be a good father. Studies state that a father’s involvement in the child’s upbringing can influence their overall development. Indeed, a father who is more involved in their children’s day-to-day activities helps bring positive changes that shape the child’s life in a way that no one else can

A good father is simply one who spends time with his kids and cultivates a good work-life balance. Providing financially for kids isn’t as important as actively being in their lives and helping mold and shape their personality, values, and character.

A good father makes all the difference in a child’s life. He’s a pillar of strength, support, and joy. His work is endless and, sometimes, thankless. But in the end, it shows in the sound, well-adjusted children he raises. When you share responsibilities with your spouse and contribute to the child’s growth, education, and well-being, it shows your level of concern and commitment toward your children and family.

Moreover, children who grow up in an environment where the father is actively involved end up having fewer behavioral problems and highly developed language skills. This is because fathers are disciplinarians and caregivers at the same time. As a matter of fact, this result is true even if the father is not always physically present in the child’s home for example in divorce situations.

A good father loves his children, but he doesn’t let them get away with everything. He might disapprove of his children’s misdeeds, using tough love to prove a point, but he does so through the power of his words.

  1. Patience

Good dads don’t give up, especially when it comes to developing a strong relationship with their kids A great father is patient and understanding with his children, no matter what their age. He takes the time to listen to their concerns and helps them work through any issues they may be facing.

  1. Supportive

A dad should strive to be supportive of his kids even when it’s hard This is important both when your kids are young and as they get older. When your children are young, you’re building the foundations they’re going to need down the road. As they get older, your support can drive them to excel in their endeavors.

  1. Loving

A great father loves his children unconditionally and shows it in both words and actions. He makes sure that his children know that he will always be there for them, no matter what life throws at them. Of the qualities of a good father and husband, love by far rises above them all. Amazing dads love us with everything they have, and it spills out in all they say and does for their family.

  1. Responsible

The relationship between a father and their children is very important. It is important for a father to show their children the importance of personal responsibility. This is where they teach that every action has its own consequences. When a father is involved in the life of their children and emphasizes personal responsibility, the child learns the difference between right and wrong.

  1. Respectful

A good father teaches his children how to respect their mother, and this he does by respecting his partner. A great father respects his children’s opinions, even if he doesn’t always agree with them. He listens to their ideas without judgment or criticism, allowing them to express themselves freely without fear of repercussions or ridicule.

  1. Protective

A father will do whatever he can for his family. He’ll take a second job to help support the family when necessary, and he’ll do what he can to keep his family out of harm’s way. He makes sure that they are safe both inside and outside of the home, while also providing a safe space for them to express themselves without fear of judgment from others.

  1. Fun-Loving

A great father knows how to have fun with his kids. The ability to just love is also one of the greatest qualities of a good father. Being a father, you should be your child’s biggest supporter and critic. Loving them unconditionally will make them value kindness and love others.

  1. Selfless

A great father puts his family first before anything else in life, he puts their needs before his own desires or wants in order to ensure that they are taken care of properly at all times.

  1. Considerate

Good dads are considerate of their partners and kids. Being a good dad doesn’t mean putting his needs last all the time or sacrificing his own joy and interests. Considerate fathers take to heart what their families feel and do what they can to support them in a positive way.

  1. Trustworthy

The children believe that their father is always right. He will never lie to them, he will never betray them, and he will never leave them in the lurch. That is the trust a good father builds in a child. The kids know that their father is always there whenever they want some help or whenever they are in trouble.

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