The Role Of An Effective Father Is Spending Time With Their Children

1112 Words Sep 28th, 2016 5 Pages
Three of the most important roles in an effective father is spending time with their children, being a positive role model, and nurturing their child. These are the most important parts of being a father because the child learns from the adults in their lives and if they have an adult who is present in their lives and cares for them then they are more likely to grow up with a higher self-esteem. According to the article Effective Fathering “too many fathers become convinced that they are simply an extra set of hands to help around the house”. Men often times do not see themselves as a crucial part of their children’s life, they don’t understand that they are more than just a set of extra hands and an influence in their child’s life. Spending time with the children will help the father better get to know them and understand their difficulties, and aspirations in life. Children like to associate love with how much time is spent with them, if a father spends time with his child, then the child will believe that his father truly does love them. Another thing that can happen while spending time with the child is teaching them about positive things in life. The father can incorporate life lessons, values and beliefs into the conversions they have as well as experiences that they’ve had that they don’t want their child going through. Being a positive role model in your child life can encourage them to be positive in their own life. The way the father interact with the world;…

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