Jun 28, 2014 8:30 AM
It's embarrassing that the titular question even needs to be posed, but Paul Raeburn's new book tackles the myth that it's fine and natural for dads be aloof in the childrearing process. Do Fathers Matter?: What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked ($17) takes a critical look at the role of dads, backing up its claim with academic research. It's a great resource for moms and moms-to-be to nudge their partners in a more proactive direction.