Archives: single fatherhood

Fatherhood Matters: Science and a Father’s Role

No one doubts a mother’s role during pregnancy and early childhood, but science is showing that dads matter in ways we’ve overlooked. For a long time studies focused on the consequences of a father’s absence. This hour we’ll talk about the important role fathers play beyond the stereotypes of protector and disciplinarian.

The Challenges of Fatherhood in the Inner City

There are many misconceptions about fatherhood among inner-city men who are often dismissed as “deadbeat dads.” This hour, we’ll take a look at how cultural changes have refocused the father-child bond and transformed the meaning of fatherhood among the urban poor.