What is an awesome dad?

An awesome dad:

  • Someone who shows empathy both within his family and to those outside
  • Assumes the child is doing the best with what they have. Even when throwing a tantrum. They aren’t trying to manipulate us any more or less than you try to manipulate your spouse when you want the nice new set of tools. Think about it.
  • Models what it means to accept every human where they are at
  • Has a growth mindset and is constantly encouraging lifelong learning
  • Helps the child learn about the world via coaching and guiding, not through shame, guilt and punishment
  • Plays with his kids

There it is. Six easy bullets to awesome dads. What would you add?

Published by: Coach Nate

I'm here to serve others - go on a journey with them and explore how to optimize any and all aspects of their life. With 10 years of IT experience that spans hands on Java development, product management and agile training and coaching, I'm passionate about knocking down obstacles and helping others reach their potential.

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