If yelling at children is not a good thing, yelling that comes with verbal putdowns and insults can be qualified as emotional abuse. It’s been shown to have long-term effects, like anxiety, low self-esteem, and increased aggression. It also makes children more susceptible to bullying since their understanding of healthy boundaries and self-respect are skewed.
When it comes to being a good dad, it's not the big gestures that really matter to your kids. These simple acts of fatherly love will do more to build a strong family than an expensive vacation or a bigger house!