There are great fathers, and then there are those who make a hash of it. Most fathers do some of each. Are you a better father to your children than your father was to you?
What are you doing that your father didn’t do? Are you spending more time parenting or spending that time differently? Do you tell your kids you love them when your own father was emotionally distant?
What are you NOT doing that your father did? Are you disciplining differently? Yelling less and coaching more?
How did your relationship with your father change when you became a parent yourself? Do you appreciate his parenting more? Does he know you think you are a better parent than he was? If so, does he agree or does he resent that notion?
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