The Importance of a Father in Parenting

To honor my son in anticipation for Father’s Day.


Apart from it taking a village to raise a child, it takes an involved mother and father to mold a child into the best human being possible.

For decades, science and society has placed a special focus on motherhood when it comes to raising a child, but in recent years, studies have shown that fatherhood plays an influential and important role in child development.

Both parents have important roles as caregivers, protectors, financial supporters, and as models for social and emotional behavior, and having a father that is actively involved in a child’s life contributes greatly to the child’s cognitive, language, academic achievement and social development, as well as their self-esteem and sense of well-being.

Fathers have a direct influence on a child’s relationships with friends, spouses and other family members from birth to death. In romantic relationships, girls will look for men who hold the patterns of their father…

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One thought on “The Importance of a Father in Parenting

  1. It’s so true in this post. Thank you for sharing.

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