Engaged fatherhood is as unique as each father, each relationship, each family. For me, some principles that come up again and again when I try to describe engaged fatherhood are:
What does engaged fatherhood mean to you? What have you seen or experienced? What would you like to see, what do you envision? Is it a set of values, or a quality of interaction? Is it an action, or feeling? Your stories and ideas are key to nudging the cultural shift. Please share!
PS: This exploration of engaged fatherhood transcends romantic partnership between parents. In other words, fathers can (and in many cases should) still be positively engaged whether or not both parents are romantically involved. It is sensitive, and so important. Thoughts?