Why dads need to spend time with their kids

Spending time with your kids doesn’t have to be complicated.What counts most is simply the togetherness

Spending time with your kids doesn’t have to be complicated.What counts most is simply the togetherness

As a father, you didn’t experience the relationship with your child during pregnancy the same way your partner did, but feeling the baby move in the womb certainly created a bond. This connection can only increase by spending time with the baby after birth, as you change nappies, give the baby a bath and rock them to sleep.
Apart from caring for them, there are many other ways you can spend quality time with your children.
Many mothers exercise with their toddlers in order to get back in shape — why can’t fathers do the same?
Of course, you don’t need to sign up for a class in order to spend quality time together.
Take a bike ride, go for a picnic in the park or spend a day at the pool; small shared pleasures are valuable too.
If the kids are interested, you could pass on your own interests by teaching them to play the guitar, cook, join a sportsteam.
Research shows that the father’s presence is just as importantas the mother’s.
For example, it’s often Dad who helps his children discover the outdoors and to move beyond their comfort zone, thus promoting their independence and initiative.
In other words, children and their fathers have nothing to lose and everything to gain from spending time together.

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