Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Father's Day Needs a Little More Attention

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Father's Day Needs a Little More Attention

Article excerpt

WHY has Mother's Day left Father's Day lamenting behind it?

As any dad will attest our day just doesn't have the clout that our wife's day attracts.

My daughter plans for weeks what she'll do for my wife, while I am lucky to get a cup of tea in the morning.

I am not bitter and twisted by this and I am not having a dig at my daughter I am just stating the obvious and we get the rough end of the stick when it comes time for us to have breakfast in bed.

And if you don't believe me I now have the statistics to prove it.

Online gift retailer, Red Balloon, recently undertook a study into Father's Day and it produced some disturbing facts.

While Australians are expected to spend over $750 million in the lead up to Father's Day, their research revealed 28% of dads don't expect to receive any present at all from their kids, and that some dads are much more likely to receive a gift than others. …

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