In a recent article, Do Father’s Really Make A Difference, it’s clear that when a father and mother live together, the kids perform better in school, and have lower rates of delinquency and substance.
But, it’s not about just being present. The role model a father can play can help a child feel connected and learn lessons that will strengthen them.
So what are some of those personality traits that will do just that? Here are 14 of the best quotes that will describe the traits you need to make a difference in your child’s life.
Your kids will test you as they grow and mature. Having patience is essential.
You will even need Patience with yourself. Don’t waver when things get hard. Stay the course.
When you have values that are rooted in something higher than yourself it guides your decision making.
Having strong values not only helps you share yourself, but also helps you pass down your legacy to your children.
Being open-minded means you understand you’re raising children than yourself. Be able to teach as well as learn.
Being open-minded enough to express their own thoughts and pursue their own dreams and goals will help your children thrive.
Consistently showing love to your family is vital. Your kids will do better in school, be more empathetic and avoid risky behaviors.
The more love you show, the more love you will get back. Love is about being vulnerable.
Being loyal means you will be there no matter what, especially during the hard times.
When your family gets attacked by life, a loyal father must hang in there. It’s what makes the family stronger.
Relationships are built on trust and being honest. It’s not about being perfect, but you must do what you say you are going to do.
When you are honest with your children, they will feel safe and share their life with you. It’s what intimate relationships are built on.
7. Lead by Example
As the co-leader of the family what he does and the choices he makes will have a ripple effect throughout the entire family. Leading by example is about planting seeds.
Fatherhood is about being a role model. It will not only make your family happier and more stable, but it will also make the community and the world a better place to live.
If you’re a father, figure out which of these traits you are missing and work on them. Practice them until you can display them consistently and meaningfully with your family. You will be happy that you did and your kids will be happy too.
If you are stuck with figuring out how to incorporate some of these traits into your life and you need help contact me firstname.lastname@example.org.