Dads now spend 3 times as much time with their kids than previous generations πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ – Motherly

This is a very good thing !

Modern dads take parenting seriously, spending three times as much time with their children as men did two generations ago, and they’re doing a lot more during that time.Back in 1982, a whopping 43% of fathers admitted they’d never changed a diaper. Today, that number is down to about 3%, and that’s great, because research indicates that when dads dress, diaper and bathe their babies, the father-child relationship grows stronger as the child grows.Today’s dads get that. Research shows millennial dads have more egalitarian beliefs about childcare, and are striving to see more even distribution of parenting duties in their own households. The numbers prove things aren’t perfectβ€”many dads admit things aren’t yet even in their homes (mom still does more)β€” but one recent study found modern dads devote 30 more minutes to daily household chores than their own fathers did, and they’re spending more time with their kids than previous generations.That’s huge. Engaged fathers create all kind of benefits for kids. They’re teaching our daughters that they are not less than boys and teaching our sons that dishes and laundry aren’t “women’s work” (those things are just a part of being an adult).This trend of dads doing more at home isn’t just good for our kids, it’s good for our marriages (which is also good for our kids). Research indicates that when 60% or more of the parenting responsibilities fall to mom, the relationship between mom and dad suffers. But, when dads do their part around the house, couples have stronger relationships. Simple things, like dad loading the dishwasher, are so powerful.
β€” Read on www.mother.ly/news/millennial-dads-spend-more-time-with-their-kids

Author: GreatCosmicMothersUnited

I have joined with many parents affected with the surreal , yet accepted issue of child abuse via Pathogenic Parenting / Domestic abuse. As a survivor of Domestic Abuse, denial abounded that 3 sons were not affected. In my desire to be family to those who have found me lacking . As a survivor of psychiatric abuse, therapist who abused also and toxic prescribed medications took me to hell on earth with few moments of heaven. I will share my life, my experiences and my studies and research.. I will talk to small circles and I will council ; as targeted parents , grandparents , aunts , uncles etc. , are denied contact with a child for reasons that serve the abuser ...further abusing the child. I grasp the trauma and I have looked at the lost connection to a higher power.. I grasp when one is accustomed to privilege, equality can feel like discrimination.. Shame and affluence silences a lot of facts , truths that have been labeled "negative". It is about liberation of the soul from projections of a alienator , and abuser ..

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