The Importance of Dads

Great post encouraging us dad’s to be who we are meant to be to our families- good links to read as well!


Most men enjoy being a dad.  75 percent of dads say that fathering is their most important role, according to a poll by Today. In fact, 51 percent of the dads surveyed said they would quit their jobs and stay home with their kids if they could still make ends meet.

In some ways, dads are reacting to the lack of attention they felt from their fathers. They understand the significance of a male presence in the home and want to make a difference in their children’s lives. As a result, 33 percent of men struggle with balancing work and home life. When men are home, 45 percent of them say they share parenting tasks equally with their wives.

I have written about the negative effects of fatherless families:

Helping Fatherless Families

Risks of Father-Absent Homes

Fathers are critical to the emotional, mental, spiritual, and even physical health of children…

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