Don’t worry, your dad didn’t know what he was doing, either.
Your child, at birth, already has a deeply complicated relationship with his or her mother, and for the first year you are merely a curiosity.
For a couple of years after that, you’re an amusement park ride. Then, a referee. Finally, a bank.
Ultimately, though, a father is the rock of the family and the wise confidant of his adult offspring.
“Then was our mouth filled with laughter.” Psalm 126:2