The Importance of Fatherhood

Fathers today are spending more time with their children compared to three decades ago, according to the Families and Work Institute, a leading nonprofit that studies workforce and family issues. They are also taking on more nurturing and caregiving roles. Research shows that the role a father plays in a young child’s life is extremely […]

What a Difference a Dad Makes: being a father to a young child in today’s world

By Lindsay Dunckel, Ph.D. Once upon a time, a father’s role in the family was very simple: Dad went to work and earned money to support his family. This was his major contribution to the workings of the family. As a bonus, Dad’s word was final and he got to mete out justice, as in […]