Does Your Son Know You’re Proud of Him? (Guest Post)

Today I am guest posting over at boydads.com! Below is an excerpt from my post. At the end is a link to continue reading the rest at Boydads.

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“Daddy, you’re so proud of me, you’re so proud of me, daddy, you’re going to be so proud of me!”

He then turns to me with fish in hand looking for any sign of confirmation.

He asks, “Daddy, you’re proud of me right?!”

And there’s a pause.

An anticipatory pause.

In that brief, tiny moment, he needed to be affirmed. He needed to know that I was proud of him, before he could go on celebrating his catch.

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