What are some good things that a father can say to his son?

  • I love you
  • Come and [fill in any favorite activity] with me; I'll teach you how.
  • You did that very well; I'm proud of you!
  • Would you help me learn how to use my [enter any electronic device]?
  • Do you need help with that?
  • Did I ever tell you about [some life event, family history, interesting trips-- avoid repeating- this will drive a kid crazy-]
  • Have you been thinking about what you'd like to do for work? I'll love to talk with you about possibilities
  • Sure-- I'd love to play catch with you
  • Let's walk the dog
  • How about we make dinner tonight?