Father’s Day 2017: 5 Things You Should Know about the Importance of Fathers

June 13, 20175-things-list, fathers

Father involvement has increased dramatically over the past several decades, and simultaneously, the role of fathers in their families has evolved from conceptions of fathers as distant breadwinners to a more holistic recognition that they are equal co-parents. Accompanying these changes has been a growing interest among researchers in studying the role that fathers play in the lives of their children. We’ve highlighted the current landscape of what the research, including some helpful resources, says about today’s dads in 5 Things You Should Know about the Importance of Fathers.