“The Hand That Rocks the Cradle is the Hand That Rules the World” -William Ross Wallace, 1856
Up until the late 1950s children were raised in a home environment and it was a mother’s hand rocking the cradle. Today, due to merging gender roles men are taking on equal roles in domestic duties and in raising children. Fathers are not only rocking the cradles, they are taking their children outside, into the backyard and beyond.
Below, author, garden journalist and stay-at-home dad Steven Biggs and nine year old Emma in their home garden.