When your son is born, you have just signed up for a job you will be working for the next 18 years of your life. There are no breaks, there are no days off and you will be responsible for finishing this job rather you like it or not. Regardless of what has been said, a young man first looks up to his father for guidance. As a father, you have to step up and be that Gentleman that he needs in his life before he starts to outsource his inspiration to someone else. That might be someone else that you dont want this outsourced to. By thinking about this ahead of time and planning out what you want to teach, you will be able to make sure that he knows exactly what you want him to know to succeed in life.
I am not saying that I am an expert on raising children, however I was raised as a child. I am bringing the experiences and the information that my mentors bestowed upon me as a child. If you have other ideas about this, please comment and let me know what you taught or would teach your son.
What should a father teach his son
- Why splitting wood is important
- Taking care of another animal
- Iron a shirt
- Be a man of your word
- Honesty over feelings to a degree
- Be a gentleman
- Change your own oil
- Lean on your spouse
- You make your life better
- Take responsibility for your actions
- How to cook
- How to fight
- When to laugh at himself
- Shooting a gun and care for a knife
- How to compassionately dispatch an animal
The only resources used in this show was my own experiences and lessons taught to me by my mentors growing up.
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