Side note: Our society emphasizes how important a mother is to a child. But very few people acknowledge the father’s role in the child’s life. Let me tell you…the father is EVERYTHING. Fathers, (NOT mothers), determine whether a child will succeed or fail in life. Of course, there are exceptions to every rule, but the majority of the time, this is true.
A bold statement I know, but if you want your child to live a happy life, you MUST understand what a “REAL DAD” is. I’ve written about this on my blog …go there to see for yourself how you (or your husband) can guarantee the success of your children by being a “ REAL DAD ”.
Yikes! Who wants to say or do that to their children? Yet, when we fight with the other parent in front of our kids, in essence our actions say to our kids, "I don't care how you feel about this."
One way to counter the negative effects of conflict on children is to learn to fight differently. It's called fair fighting and it's all laid out on this page. It may take a bit of time to learn to work on solving a problem instead of trying to win at all costs. But the results will be so well worth your effort. Your kids need this from you almost more than anything else.
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