Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore
About Father’s Day & Fatherhood
June 20 : 01 day till Father’s Day
Did you know that many child development experts believe the influence of a father on his children is most critical from the ages of six to 14?
Former President George W. Bush, himself a father of two, agrees. As he wrote in the 2008 Presidential Proclamation for Father’s Day.
“By providing their sons and daughters with a positive example, fathers help give their children the necessary foundation they need to make wise decisions throughout their lives.”
*Read Barack Obama’s 2009 Presidential Father’s Day Proclamation
Father’s Day is a day of commemoration and celebration of Dad. It is a day to not only honor your father, but all men who have acted as a father figure in your life – whether as Stepfathers, Uncles, Grandfathers, or “Big Brothers.” So join our Father’s Day festivities as we present a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Father’s Day on June 21st!