This article was written in 2007 and is still relevant today. It’s a review of the book Why Fathers Count: The Importance of Fathers and Their Involvement with Children. The article itself contains many reasons why fathers are important. The contribution to family life made by mothers is not in any way minimized. However, statistics confirm there has been a marked increase in fatherless families in recent decades, therefore, the focus on fathers. “Children need more than ever the presence and guidance of fathers in family life.” To read the rest of the article, click here.