It was historically common for dads to justify not getting up at night because “I work during the day.” Sadly, this excuse has not vanished from our society. But this stance belittles the job of the parent staying at home, can hamper a baby’s adjustment to sleeping through the night, and create long-term challenges with the father’s relationship with their partner.
Parenting styles influence how children view their own self-worth, how they relate to others, and whether they can engage in meaningful and appropriate relationships. Parenting styles also affect children’s personality development in terms of confidence, independence, and ability to regulate emotions.
When a father is lazy, not only does it negatively affect his spouse (who has to do everything), but it can also negatively affect his children’s development, mental health, and even their future as adults. It is vital to try and convince the father to be more involved in his children’s upbringing. When your husband … Read more