A dad has taken his daughter on a special 'date' so she always knows how she should be treated

The man's wife posted on Facebook after he made the decision to take their girl out monthly dates where she is able to get dressed up and the pair eat cake and ice-cream. 

Caitlin Fladager, from Vancouver, wrote "He helped her pick out a dress for her to wear, got a little purse ready for her, held the door open for her, and made her feel like a princess". 

She also screenshot a text from her husband on the date, saying "She's a princess and deserves to be treated like one". 

There has been a flood of positive comments on the sweet Facebook post. Many people praising the Dad and wanting to start the same ritual with their young ones.

The post has been like more than 70,000 times and shared by more than 30,000 people.