For Father’s Day, Give Your Children a Gift

When it comes to gift-giving, Father’s Day ranks in last place among holidays, generating $7 billion less in spending than Mother’s Day. Of the average $113.80 spent on gifts, much will be for boring stuff from ties to lawn trimmers. Try giving Mom a gift like that for her day!


Perhaps that’s not surprising, considering the pop-culture image of fatherhood. In movies, dads are often goofballs like Adam Sandler and Vince Vaughn. On TV, the popular sitcom “Modern Family” stars four fathers, none exactly a paragon of parenting. What happened to films with strong “Father Knows Best” figures like Spencer Tracy and Gregory Peck?

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