The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


10 ways to be a better dad

This article suggests ten ways for fathers to be better parents. Here's one example:

1. Respect your children's mother

This is the best thing a father can do for his children. Commit yourself to keeping your marriage strong. Support and show respect to the mother of your children, whether or not you're married to her. Parents who respect each other — and let their children know it — provide a secure environment for their children. "If Dad and Mom accept each other, then I must be accepted too," is the hidden but powerful message.

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