When most men find our their wife is pregnant for the first time, they experience a wave of emotions – excitement, fear, anxiety. This emotional roller coaster is perfectly normal and necessary.
We all want to be good fathers, but no one tells us how. Asking other dads for advice can be frustrating because many guys refuse to share information. They’re not going to reveal their fatherhood secrets to any old whippersnapper. You have to learn the hard way just as they did.
Allow me to share one fatherhood secret with you – there is no secret.
Fatherhood is the toughest job you will ever have. It requires dedication, effort, and a heart filled with love. You will struggle, you will fail, but you will also experience joy like you’ve never known before. The good news is you have nine months to prepare for your new job.
I’ve compiled five nuggets of advice that will help you to hone your mind, body, and emotions. In addition, they will help you to grow closer to your wife as you experience the journey towards parenthood together. These tips will not turn you into a perfect father, but they will help you approach fatherhood with more confidence.
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