There is a lot to fathering that you just have to learn from trial and error. But preparing your mindset and honing your skillset before your progeny arrives can help the experience of being a new dad go more smoothly. Here are some tips.
Fathers and mothers, in the home you are to represent God’s disposition. You are to require obedience, not with a storm of words, but in a kind, loving manner. You are to be so full of compassion that your children will be drawn to you. CG 259.2 Child Gui
When it comes to being a good dad, it's not the big gestures that really matter to your kids. These simple acts of fatherly love will do more to build a strong family than an expensive vacation or a bigger house!