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20 Photos That Show What It's Like To Be A Stay-At-Home Dad

According to 2014 reports from Pew Research Center, stay-at-home dads account for more than 16 percent of at-home parents -- up from just 10 percent in 1989.

This is not surprising, as studies have shown that dads are more involved in their children's lives than ever -- a far cry from the "bumbling dad" stereotype that is long overdue for retirement.

In honor of Father's Day, we asked the stay-at-home dads of the HuffPost Parents Facebook community for photos that capture their experience.

Here are 20 photos that show what it looks like to be a stay-at-home dad. (Click here to for a look at what some working dads had to share about their experiences.)

1
Lauren Ruiz
"Papa and his girls"
2
Phillip Crosby
"Chilling with my girls, Emmeline (22 months) and Millicent (6 days), while mommy takes a morning shower"
3
Turner Sam
"Just hanging out with the boy"
4
Laura Carter Parker
"How it feels to be a SAHD"
5
Amanda Jones Queensberry
"SAHD, coach, mentor, and certified boo boo soother!"
6
Ali O'Brien
"Being a SAHD means you get to experience the crazy times and the tranquil ones!"
7
Micha McVey Leach
"Stay at home dad to six!"
8
Blair Ketner
"SAHD to 2 big attitude toddlers. He's my hero!"
9
Amy Mauro
"Strollercizing with other dads who are home during the day"
10
Dawna Lough
"Discovering new things with dada"
11
Cameron McIntosh
"SAHD to this little one"
12
Sabreena Mackinnon
"Baking with daddy"
13
Kelli King
"My two faves ... best SAHD out there!"
14
Brianna Powers
"Gets to go on all the field trips!"
15
Jess Barker
"Best dad/soccer coach"
16
Patty Gibson
17
Justin Savage
"Thursday afternoon with Lego and Rescue Bots -- 1-year-old sleeping and me and 2.5-year-old loving life"
18
Jen Lynne
"Daddy and son have a dance break during our latest road trip."
19
Jessica Tomsen
"Stay at home dad Extraordinaire!"
20
Toni Hollifield
"Hanging out at the zoo"
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