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Aren't fathers great? No matter where you go in the world, the role of fathers and father figures is essential to families and communities at large. While some might stereotype fathers as the tough and tender type, fathers are essential for a lot more than just some timely discipline, stories, or quick quips.
In 2017, Sean Rossman of USA Today said, "Studies show children with involved fathers, stepdads or father figures are less likely to get in trouble with the law, tend to do better in school and are more likely to hold a job." Involved being the keyword. Involved means fathering in an attentive, active way, rather than a reactive, passive way. (For example, an involved father means jumping in and building that tent-fort with a Minky Couture blanket even when you're tired after a long day at work.)
You might know him as dad, father, papa or the old man, but for people around the world, the title varies for that fatherly role. (Some aren't much different from what you're used to hearing.)
What do people around the globe call their fathers? Take the quiz to find out! Be sure to enter your email to win a Minky Couture blanket.