extract from a magazine article on the declining role of fathers in the family
today and answer the questions below.
“A father is more than a male parent. Fathering
a child is easy - being a father is not. Many people say that fathers no longer
have a clear role in the family. They spend most of their time outside the home
and never really get to know their children. Without models to follow, how can
today’s boys understand the concept of “being a father”? Are there no real
What role do you think fathers should play in a
family today? Is it taking financial responsibility, feeding and clothing a
child, teaching a child how to behave, or something different?