Father’s Day spending is forecasted to reach $15.3 billion this year with 77 percent of Americans celebrating the holiday and spending an average of $133 per person.
Oy. We were planning to celebrate with an Indian takeout and a picture drawn by Klara as a gift. What is it that people buy with $133 for Father’s Day? Electric drills and grilling equipment? It’s a new holiday for us, so we are confused.
The really sad part of it, though, is this:
Yet one in three American children is growing up in a household without a father.
In Ukraine it’s a lot more, but this is very bad, too.
P.S. I’m not linking to the source because aside from these two excerpts, it’s deeply stupid.