Episode #32 The “New” Dads – diaper changers & co-decision makers
The “new” dads are the diaper changers and co-decision makers. They are defining for themselves how dads look, act, speak, and sometimes struggle with being a parent. New research confirms that “dads and moms now share the emotional and the financial burden of raising children, the physical protection and the social encouragement.” And PEW Research reports dads’ guilt levels can be higher than working moms. If dads begin to measure themselves against the impossible standards that moms feel, if the “new dad” is a be-it-all ideal of perfection and day-to-day reality is not-enough, everyone loses. Let’s get this right while we still can support dads in this newly defined role!
At the table with Bryan, Richard and Lynn