20 Reasons Why Your Child Needs You to Be an Active Father.

Year Published
Author (Individual)
Green, Stephen D.
Author (Organization)
Texas AgriLife Extension Service, The Texas A&M University System.
Resource Type
Fact Sheet
Resource Format
Resource Language
Fathers play a critical role in the development of their children; however, many fathers are uncertain about the responsibilities and privileges associated with this role. Children need fathers who love and care for them on a consistent basis. The latest research indicates that fathers who are actively involved in raising their children can make a positive and lasting difference in their lives. In contrast, this same research reveals a number of potentially negative outcomes for children whose fathers are not involved. This list contains 20 reasons why a father needs to be an active participant in his child's life. (Author abstract modified)

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