Be a role model of the values you want your children to have

Dads are very powerful in establishing values.

  • Don’t rely on TV, movies, magazines or peers
  • Be specific about values like trust, honesty, integrity, respect, racism, generosity to those who are poor and kindness to those in need

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New dads: get involved

The more time you spend with your baby the more confident you will become.

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Learn to recognise children’s emotions

Learn to recognise when your child is feeling sad, anxious or frightened, and be ready to listen.