An NFL coach huddled with his players just before the big game. He said if you laid a two-by-four on the ground, you could walk across it with no problem. But, if you put the board between two buildings ten stories high, you probably wouldn’t make it — because your focus would now be on how to avoid falling.
The same is true in fatherhood. If you’re so paralyzed to make mistakes with your kids that you resort to inaction and fear, you’ll never be the man your children need you to be. Take the chance to be the father you know your kids need.