May 10, 2021
Father and son

Modern father: Hands-on and clued-in

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Fathers are more involved in their children’s lives today than they were even 10 years ago, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics that draws on census data, surveys and a new wave of academic research.

“There is a shift,” said Dr. Craig Garfield, a co-author of the report. “There’s a palpable shift in what men’s expectations are as they start to build families, and how that balances with work.”