6 ways American fathers are doing better than their dads before them

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It might be time to give your dad some credit.

Because, according to a recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center, chances are he’s doing a pretty good job.

While experiences and cultural standards about fatherhood vary, it’s still one of the hardest jobs a man can have in his lifetime.

The traditional American family is changing in surprising ways, and the role of the modern father is evolving as well. Today, dads are more involved, more engaged, and less concerned about the “Brady Bunch”-style vision of the American dad.

In honor of Father’s Day, here are 6 ways that fathers have been stepping it up in America in big ways.