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Dad 2 Dad
Long distance dad
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We recently received a request from a reader who asked us to talk about the separated or divorced father who may see his children every other week but who still wants to preserve the relationships and be an effective dad. In working on an answer that might be helpful, we asked a couple of long-distance dads just how they navigate that rugged terrain.Be consistent with disciplineAlways be consistent with expectations and discipline, emphasized one dad who sees his young daughter every other weekend. “Sometimes I find myself in a tug of war with her mother about discipline,” he says.