Today's fathers spend more time with their children and help more in the home – but they still have some way to go.
In the United States, as in the United Kingdom, we've just celebrated the centennial of Father's Day. (It was first introduced a century ago, but didn't become a legal holiday until 1966.) But just what are we celebrating? For decades, pundits have been heralding the birth of the new father. Has he finally discarded his pupae stage and emerged a full-fledged multi-faceted, multi-tasking parental butterfly?