By: Denise Calaman
There is a dwindling species walking among us, and it’s in danger of becoming extinct. That endangered species is the “great dad.” Now more than ever before, a large majority of children are growing up in single-parent households (most often being raised by their mother).
Fortunately, every so often, we catch a glimpse of a great dad and can’t help but smile when we spot him interacting with his children.
Fathers who take the time to be involved with their kids are helping to mold their lives. Too many fathers neglect their children and their paternal needs, simply because they don’t realize just how important it is to their overall mental and physical health.
For those that need an extra push or some reassurance, we’ve listed below a few suggestions to help dads that are trying to help their children:
There are several methods that will ensure that the relationship between a father and his child is strong. However, perhaps the most important of all, is that great dads don’t stop becoming fathers after their children are grown. They continue to be an important part of their lives, whether it’s to offer guidance and love long after the kids have grown and established families of their own.