More Dads can be Dads: Stay at Home Dads double to care for families

The number of fathers who do not work outside the home has risen markedly in recent years, up to 2 million in 2012.1 High unemployment rates around the time of the Great Recession contributed to the recent increases, but the biggest contributor to long-term growth in these “stay-at-home fathers” is the rising number of fathers who are at home primarily to care for their family.

http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2014/06/05/growing-number-of-dads-home-with-the-kids/ST-2014-06-05-stay-at-home-dads-03

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