Qualities of a good father


3:00 p.m., June 12, 2003--These are some of the qualities of a good father as described in “Involved Fathering and Men’s Adult Development: Provisional Balances.’’

  • Supportive
  • Sets guidelines
  • Teacher
  • Good provider
  • Moral guide
  • Role model
  • Patient
  • Lives the way he wants his children to live
  • Good listener
  • Remembers what it’s like to be a child and honors his children’s feelings