“Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.” -Ruth E. Renkel
There is not one single path to successful parenting. All fathers are not created equal in method nor in standards. What sets a successful father apart from the pack is a passion for his duty and the ability to love unconditionally. Possession of those two traits is the common denominator in all successful parents. The following list can be considered the ‘greatest hits’ of an awesome dad.
With five children of my own, I’ve seen the back to school jitters many times. When my children worried over their first-day outfit, their new teacher, and if their friends would be in their class, I’ve strived to be a good father and continually prayed that things would go well for them. And as the President of Family First, I have learned that there is one simple thing that can make a huge difference to not only a child’s academic life but in shaping their entire future—father involvement.