There are a ton of memes, social media posts, product commercials, and even movies that bank on the premise of dads behaving poorly. So much so that it’s become almost too easy to mock them or see them as the lesser parent. In my personal life though, nothing can be further from the truth. My husband and all my brothers who are now dads themselves are heroes in their own right. I’ve witnessed how absolutely hands-on they are with their kids, the household chores, and how they go above and beyond for their families.
In spite of the added pressure to provide financially or the lack of emotional support, dads do more at home than what they’re given credit for. They don’t just babysit when mommy isn’t around, they co-parent. They don’t just help out, they are partners in running the household. Millennial dads in particular are parenting differently from generations before them and it’s setting up more and more kids for a great start in life. This post is to let young dads know that we see their hard work and we’re here to celebrate them today!
Here are some things millennial dads do that their families love!