The Daddy Factor

Dads matter—a lot. The relationship between father and child has a deep impact on all aspects of children’s healthy functioning—their language, thinking, physical, and social–emotional development.

Check out the resources below that provide insight into what research shows are the many ways dads positively impact children’s long-term development, and what’s on the minds of dads today that they want us to know.

Dads Speak Out

We asked dads what kind of father they want to be. Here's what they said.