Recently the Chicago Tribune printed an article about the challenges of raising multiples and PHA's Dr. Flais responded with a letter to the editor to discuss the fact that hands-on, involved fathers and a teamwork approach between parents will help families meet the challenges of raising young kids, all the while strengthening emotional bonds.
Raising children is among life's most fulfilling challenges. Moms and Dads each use their own unique parenting style that helps shape a child's self-esteem, value system, and emotional and cognitive development.
You may read the letter at: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/letters/ct-vp-0307localvoiceslettersbriefs-20120307,0,283969.story
For more information for dads from the American Academy of Pediatrics, please go to: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/Pages/A-Special-Message-to-Fathers.aspx