Fatherhood

Can Dads Have It All? Or are child-rearing norms making both parents unhappy?

"Watching your kids all day makes parenting harder, which makes people have fewer kids, which means fewer siblings and neighbors to play with, which makes kids more dependent on parents for amusement, which makes parenting harder, and so on …" - Ross Douthat

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Fathers urged to engage in 'digital discipleship'

"Mental health issues are among the consequences of today widespread technology, Jennings said. In the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt joyless and useless jumped 33 percent, he recounted. At the same time, the number of suicides among those ages 13-18 jumped 31 percent." - BPNews

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This Father’s Day, More Than a Quarter of Kids Have Absentee Fathers

"[I]n the early 1900s, it was very unusual for children to live without their dads: According to our analysis of census data, fewer than 8 percent of kids under ten lived in a household not including their biological or adoptive father (a category that excludes stepdads and foster parents). Today, that number is one in four." NReview

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