There’s been a revolution
In which fathers are involved -
For when it comes to childcare,
Half the problem has been solved.
Today’s man rolls his sleeves up
And puts away the past.
He now takes on the parent role
And cannot be surpassed.
The role of Dad’s important
And he takes it in his stride.
It’s not seen now as mother’s work
For Dad does it with pride.
Dad’s not the sole breadwinner,
As Mum's employed as well.
Two parents bring in income
For a home in which to dwell.
Your identity will quickly change
When children come along –
And children need a Mum and Dad
To keep the family strong.
Fathering is such fun work
With duties to embrace
And babies need to know their Dad
And see his smiling face.
This involvement doesn’t change a man
Into a Mister Mum
But it’s from involvement from the start
Those bonds with children come.
Most men are thinking differently
About the father-role
And parenting has offered them
Some really worthwhile goals.
Close contact with their families,
With time they freely give,
Means fatherhood can give the life
That most men love to live.
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