A true place for dad

  • Make the father participate in your child’s development.
  • Encourage him to have some alone-time,with child, and this will give you some free time.
  • Whether you have a boy or a girl, let them create a solid relationship.
  • After a separation, encourage the father and the child to see each other regularly, except for extreme or dangerous circumstances.

Basically, you’ve both made this child, you should both raise him until he's reached adulthood.

Inspiring books
  • Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know by Meg Meeker M.D. (Aug 28 2007)
  • The Expectant Father: Facts, Tips and Advice for Dads-To-Be by Armin A. Brott and Jennifer Ash (April 3 2001)
Martine Jouffroy Valton

Martine studied clinical psychotherapy in 1995, earning a diploma from the Gestalt Intervention Centre of Montreal, followed by five years of practicing therapy in the city. She has accompanied people on the road to death, and has helped families affected by genetic illnesses or AIDS. Today, she works as a coach for a communications and marketing company, helping to recruit international experts for the European Commission in Brussels. She also has a private practice and greatly enjoys one-on-one time with her patients. For more info, email her at or give her a call at +32-485-614-234.

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