Fathers Will Always Be Essential

No matter our experience with our own father, this Father’s Day demands a newfound respect for fatherhood in our culture.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T his Father’s Day is one like no other. Due to the coronavirus shutdowns, thousands of dads in nursing homes will not be visited by their children. Many kids and their moms will not be taking Dad to his favorite restaurant. Grown sons and daughters living in “hot” areas are not traveling so Dad can spend the weekend with his beloved children and grandchildren. Coronavirus, however, cannot stop us from celebrating this important day when we honor men who perform crucial roles in sustaining healthy families.

It has been exhaustively documented that the odds of successful life outcomes dramatically increase for children