Minor Issues: The positive influence of fathers

Studies show how that the positive involvement of fathers generates good outcomes for children in academics as well as in other aspects. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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Whenever my children have a school assignment to write about or draw what their parents do at home, I am always the person cooking in the kitchen. My wife is either playing games with the children in the living room or outdoors.

I have no qualms being in the kitchen and cooking meals for the family, especially on weekends. It gives me a break from work. Cooking is something for which I can plan ahead and achieve the intended outcomes. In contrast, a day at work in school is unpredictable.

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