How To Help Your Husband Be A Better Dad

How To Help Your Husband Be A Better Dad

“Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a dad.” -Anne Geddes

Here are a few idea on how you can help your husband be the best dad he can be:

Don’t tell him how to do his job.

As moms, we often think that we know best. You can provide pointers from time to time. But every now and then, try to trust that your husband knows what he is doing. Things don’t always have to happen the way you think they should. Try not to nag as much and instead, sit back and enjoy the relationship your husband has with the kids.

Help him find time.

Every household situation is different. Assess the situation in your household. How often does your husband get to spend quality time with the kids? Maybe you need to do something a little extra, so he can have some extra time with his children. Maybe you plan a time to watch the other kids, while he takes one on a daddy-daughter date. Find out what your husband needs in regards to quality time in order to feel like he is fulfilling his duties as a father.


Not only should we not tell our husbands how to do their job. We should even compliment our spouses when we see a job well done. When you see you see a great-dad-in-action, be sure to point it out. Don’t leave good things unsaid.

Strengthen your marriage.

Let the love you have for your spouse be a good example to your children. Strengthening your marital relationship can improve other family relationships as well. Check out the Marriage Bond Challenge for ideas on how to strengthen your marriage.

What are your ideas on how to help your husband be the best dad he can be?

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