Results of a recently published study shows that there is universal agreement among family researchers that engaged dads make a significant impact on the long term success of their children, in terms of behavior, mental health and academics.
What can dads do:
Be aware (dads make a critical difference in their kids' lives)
Be informed (check out Fathers.com for advice and encouragement)
Be engaged (you must be present to win)
Be in touch (verbal and physical affirmation)