You take one quick look at culture (movies, art, tv shows, music, etc) and dads are often portrayed as absent. And if they are in the home they are portrayed as absent in mind, where they spend more time on their hobbies than with the family and are completely oblivious to the hearts of their children.
But I think it's ok for dads to be fully capable. To stop saying you're 'baby sitting' your kids when mom is gone. You're not. You're parenting. It's ok to be incredibly sensitive to their hearts and needs and desires. It's ok to stop outsourcing your children's development to the school, the nanny, or the youth pastor.
Being a dad is such a privilege, and I think far too often we settle for lesser pursuits like work and hobbies. Work is a necessity and a blessing, but you should be working for your family. Not your self.
So please be encouraged dads. You have permission to be invested, to be all in, and to leave a new legacy.