For Dads, Another Surprising Benefit of Family Time

by ParentCo. February 16, 2015

A new study published this month in the Academy of Management Perspectives finds significant benefits accrue to men, their families, and their work organizations, when fathers increase the amount of time they spend with their children.
"The more time fathers spend with their children on a typical day, the more satisfied they are with their jobs and the less likely they want to leave their organizations."
Dads who spent on average 2.65 hours each day with their children exhibited significantly less work-family conflict. This focus "enhances work results and allows people to feel less stressed and overwhelmed." There's much more to read in Nanette Fondas important article on HuffPo Parents.


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