Balancing work and family is a major challenge for parents, and how well they can do it has a significant impact on employers in today’s economy. While the difficulties faced by working mothers have been well documented in the media, the challenges facing working fathers have largely remained invisible until recently.
Today, more and more employers are giving fathers the option of parental leave when a new child enters the family. This and other supports are available to help fathers take part in their children’s healthy growth and development. Whether a family includes one or both parents, fathers play a vital role in getting children ready to take their place in society.
These links lead to resources that support fathers in their parenting: