The Changing Role of Fathers and the Family

Friday, June 19, 2009

You might think that the image of the bumbling father is as old as parenthood itself, but just in time for Father’s Day, The Takeaway talks to one father who says differently. Jeremy Adam Smith is the author of The Daddy Shift: How Stay-at-Home Dads, Breadwinning Moms, and Shared Parenting AreTransforming the American Family. Jeremy also writes the blog Daddy Dialectic. Also joining the conversation is one very important Dad, Don Lanpher, father of our very own Katherine.


Don Lanpher and Jeremy Adam Smith

Hosted by:

Katherine Lanpher


Jen Poyant

Comments [3]

Evelyn C.

Thanks Adam and Melissa! I should've known that, but just couldn't come up with it.

Jun. 22 2009 12:22 AM

Hey, Evelyn -- Our resident TV expert, Melissa, reports that it's Ward Cleaver, from Leave It To Beaver.

best, Adam

Jun. 21 2009 08:59 AM
Evelyn C.

I know the Anderson fam. from "Father Knows Best" pictures on this story's page, but I can't remember who the TV dad is at the top to The Takeaway home page today. Someone save me -- what's the show and who's the actor?!

Jun. 19 2009 07:43 PM

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