According to the American Psychological Association, a father’s contributions to his child’s social, emotional and cognitive development is now known to be just as impactful as that of a mother’s.
Psychologist Marc Brackett, Ph.D., from Yale’s Center for Emotional Intelligence has found that children who receive emotional support from their dads are less likely to struggle with behavioral problems or substance abuse, and do better in school and in their relationships with others.
It takes patience, practice and commitment to acquire emotional intelligence as a parent but the rewards are immeasurable! Your child is watching, listening and learning by your example.
Learning the ropes of fathering is an ongoing process. At Centre for Fathering, we have programmes catering to fathers at all life stages.
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