And, to all you Dads out there – be sure you pay close attention and heed these wise words. Hang out together for no other reason than just to be in each other’s presence. About Michael Michael Mitchell is an (almost) thirty-something dad who blogs daily tips and life lessons for dads of daughters at Be genuinely interested in the things that interest her. While fathers certainly love all their children, it sure seems that more dads spend a lot more time with their sons.Perhaps they think that they have more in common with their boys, or maybe they are a little intimidated by the girls.But in addition to the lifelong positives of a good father-daughter relationship, nurturing that kind of relationship can be a real opportunity for a father in the here and now.So what can a father do to create a loving and secure relationship with his daughter? The more time you spend with her earlier, the easier it will be to continue building the relationship later.
But the daughters who communicated the most comfortably and had the closest relationships with their fathers were more willing to reconsider their plans if their fathers disapproved.Bookmark Life To Her Years, follow Michael on Twitter, and “like” him on Facebook for more “rules”. When she grows up, the odds are good she’ll fall in love with and marry someone who treats her much like you treated her mother. She’ll need you to come through for her over and over again throughout her life. Fathers who best create this positive relationship start on the day she is born. While it is great when a dad teaches his daughter to ride a bike or to read or do chores, often the best things he can teach her are "guy things." Skills like fixing a car, fishing, golfing, or home repairs will serve a girl just as well as a boy and will give her confidence that she can tackle anything.Just being with her dad doing things he is good at will be a real treat for her.