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Father's Day 2019 How fathers, their children should spend time together

Study looks at best types of, times for involvement

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2019 4:51 pm | Updated: 4:53 pm, Fri Jun 14, 2019.

ATHENS, Ga. — As men everywhere brace for an onslaught of ties, tools, wallets and novelty socks gifted for Father’s Day, here are two questions fathers of young children should ask themselves: What activities are best for bonding with my child, and when should those activities take place?

New research from the University of Georgia reveals that both the type of involvement — caregiving versus play — and the timing — workday versus non-workday — have an impact on the quality of the early father-child relationship.

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