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Modern day dads vs. their 1965 counterparts

MODERN DAY Dad The role of the American Father is changing. In recent decades, society is seeing evidence that Dad is stepping up and sharing more in child rearing. Here's some data to illustrate why the modern day Dad deserves some kudos. Brought lo you by 7 Epic Days Hours per week spent by fathers alone with children: 1965: 2.6 hours 2000: 6.5 hours Percentage of father's hours spent with children per week to mother's: 1965: 2000: 24% 50% Do Americans think it's easier, harder, or equally difficult to be a father today compared to 20 or 30 years ago? 33% say same 58% say harder 9% say easier How do today's fathers think they are performing compared to their fathers? 4% say worse 48% say better 48% say same Percent of fathers saying they participated in each activity at least several times a week over the past month: Talk with child about child's day: 93% Have meal with child: 94% Help child with homework: 63% Take child to or from activities: 54% Does a father in your life deserve an epic reward? épic Source: The PEW Research Center,

Modern day dads vs. their 1965 counterparts

shared by Smcginnis on Mar 26
Ever wonder how dads today stack up to their counterparts of past generations? Here's statistical proof the modern father is upping his parenting game—and yet something is amiss. Despite putting in ...


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