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Jakarta Post

Modern dads no longer missing out on family time

  • Gemma Holliani Cahya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, November 13 2019   /  12:21 am
Tell me a story: State-owned enterprise employee Rizky Palapa (left) takes part in a storytelling session at his daughter's preschool, Rumah Main Cikal, in Serpong, Banten, on Nov. 5. The special activity was part of the preschool’s National Father’s Day celebration.(JP/I Gede Dharma JS)(left) takes part in a storytelling session at his daughter's preschool, Rumah Main Cikal, in Serpong, Banten, on Nov. 5. The special activity was part of the preschool’s National Father’s Day celebration.(JP/I Gede Dharma JS)

Tell me a story: State-owned enterprise employee Rizky Palapa (left) takes part in a storytelling session at his daughter's preschool, Rumah Main Cikal, in Serpong, Banten, on Nov. 5. The special activity was part of the preschool’s National Father’s Day celebration.(JP/I Gede Dharma JS)From juggling work and driving the kids to school to helping them with homework and listening to children rambling about Peppa Pig and Dora the Explorer, modern fathers are opening up about how they share roles with their partner in raising their children today.On a Monday evening, Rizky Palapa, 32, sat in his living room in Serpong, Banten. His hands, which are usually busy writing reports at a state-owned enterprise office, were busy cutting cardboard into rabbit-, porcupine- and dozens of other animal-shaped puppets.With the help of his wife, Dea Locita, and their 3-year-old daughter, Clara, he mad...