What every awesome dad has mastered

How to be a good father. That one thing every awesome dad mastered. #goodfather #awesomedad

This is another post in the That One Thing series for parents. Helping you understand the things dads do to be even more awesome and how to be a good father.

As moms, we often wish we can give our husbands’ just a bit of guidance on how to feel more comfortable being a dad.  Not telling them how to be a good dad but simply helping them enjoy fatherhood more and trying to relieve the constant pressure they feel wanting to be perfect. Do you also sometimes feel this?

By no means do we think or feel we are better parents or have the ability to tell our partners how to be good fathers. But, in general, dads are less involved with the kids day-to-day running and often hard at work to support us financially.

And, I’m obviously not referring to the awesome homemaking dads who spend their days taking care of their kids …  Those are one of a kind and a very special class of awesome dad

However, even stay-at-home dads have similar needs and beliefs and we as moms can learn a lot from what they need by thinking about the building blocks we will discuss today. Understanding that one thing most dads need will help us support them and grow even stronger as fathers.

Wondering what that one thing is awesome dads mastered?

R.E.S.P.E.C.T of course!

In this post, we will discuss each of the building blocks part of the R.E.S.P.E.C.T acronym and also look at a quick action plan helping dads be even more awesome.

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You already heard R.E.S.P.E.C.T is the clue to that one thing on how to be a good father and it’s time to look at the building blocks.

How to be a good father. That one thing every awesome dad mastered. #goodfather #awesomedadThe R.E.S.P.E.C.T building blocks

  1. Respect for mom
  2. life Entrepreneur
  3. Self-belief
  4. career Passion
  5. Emotionally involved
  6. Creative budgeting
  7. Taking care

Let’s discover the benefits of building on these aspects of how to be a good father and check out an easy action plan to strengthen these. You might want to have a look at this brilliant good dad guide

Respect for mom

Respect for mom. How to be a good father. That one thing every awesome dad mastered. #goodfather #awesomedad

Dads who respect their wives are not only growing their marriage but also building strong family bonds, setting a good example for their kids and teaching them how to strengthen their own relationships in the future.

When kids learn from the respect their fathers show, they appreciate the value thereof. Teaching them to respect others also help them respect themselves.

life Entrepreneur

Life entrepreneur. How to be a good father. That one thing every awesome dad mastered. #goodfather #awesomedad

All dads are not business entrepreneurs. But, they need to be life entrepreneurs.

Wondering what a life entrepreneur is then?

In my opinion, a life entrepreneur is someone who creatively builds a life with passion and dedication. Doing so with what they have rather than longing for what they don’t.

Dads who are therefore life entrepreneurs teach their kids the importance of life goals, stimulates their creativity and boost productivity.

When parents are passionate about life, time management is improved and free time increased. This directly impacts the child’s life, allowing for more relaxed family time.

Why not, take some time out as a parent, and allow yourself time to think about how you can be more creative and innovative and create a better family life.

Self-belief

Self belief. How to be a good father. That one thing every awesome dad mastered. #goodfather #awesomedad

Believing in yourself, not only as a successful businessman but also as a father, is incredibly important. Do whatever you can to improve your parenting skills and learn to enjoy fatherhood.

This will not only make you happier as a person but also motivate you to be better and build your confidence. When you believe in yourself your kids will more easily trust you and have faith in you as a parent.

Have a look at these 15 how to be a cool dad, tips.

career Passion

Career passion. How to be a good father. That one thing every awesome dad mastered. #goodfather #awesomedad

Evidence has shown people who hate their jobs are unhappy, stressed and have a shorter life expectancy. Avoid this by choosing a job you love or when this is not possible, at least try to change your attitude by being more positive about it.

Parents going to work grumpy because they don’t enjoy it and then coming home even more grumpy after a day spent at a job they don’t like, are not fun … And, unfortunately, this rubs off on the kids.

Emotionally involved

Emotionally involved. How to be a good father. That one thing every awesome dad mastered. #goodfather #awesomedad

Emotionally involved fathers lead by example and build trust and security within the family circle. When dads understand and appreciate emotional intelligence, they easily teach the skills to their kids and improve family communication.

The days of cowboys don’t cry are over … Embrace emotion and help your kids be smart with it.

Creative budgeting

Creative budgeting. How to be a good father. That one thing every awesome dad mastered. #goodfather #awesomedad

Having a budget removes stress from the rest of your family, knowing exactly what they have to spend and allowing to save for specific events. When kids know and understand your financial situation it prevents a lot of arguments over what they can or can not have.

Teach them how to work with money, save money and plan for needs. This is a life long skill your kids will appreciate in the long term.

Taking care

Taking care. How to be a good father. That one thing every awesome dad mastered. #goodfather #awesomedad

Being involved in your family life and truly caring for each member is often overlooked by career-driven dads. Remember though that by being more involved your family bonds will be stronger, communication better and your kids will trust and appreciate you more.

Family stress is also easily reduced when dads are involved and actively taking part in family living. Give it a try.

Wondering how to build a strong father-daughter relationship? Check out these easy tips

Action plan how to be good father

How to be a good father action plan. Taking care. That one thing every awesome dad mastered. #goodfather #awesomedad

The action plan for awesome dads include:

That One Thing Every Awesome Dad Mastered

There you have it, the 7 building blocks on how to be a good father

  1. Respect for mom
  2. life Entrepreneur
  3. Self-belief
  4. career Passion
  5. Emotionally involved
  6. Creative budgeting
  7. Taking care

Have you mastered all of these as a dad?

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and let me know. Is there another awesome dad tip you can add to help other dads thrive?

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