THE PERFECT FATHER'S DAY GIFT? GETTING OUTDOORS!
New survey reveals how kids like to spend their time with dad
Waltham, MA--June 11, 2008-- With Father's Day approaching, a new survey is shedding light on what kids enjoy most when it comes to spending time with dad. The survey conducted by Care.com, the premier source of trustworthy family care options, reveals that "Getting Outdoors" ranks number one as the activity of choice for kids and dads.
With 34% of respondents choosing "Getting Outdoors," the trend appears to indicate that Father's Day is a great time for dads and their kids to hike, bike, go fishing and get outside for some fresh air. Not far behind in second place, 31% of survey respondents answered that they prefer "Just Hanging Out" with dad as their favorite way to spend time together. The remaining survey respondents answered as follows: 16% selected "Playing Sports," 14% selected "Watching Movies or TV," 3% selected "Cooking," and 2% selected "Going Shopping."
The survey was conducted on the Care.com website with a total of 359 respondents contributed to the final results.
Launched in May 2007, Care.com helps families to find babysitters, nannies, tutors, senior care providers and pet sitters through a national network of trusted providers. With local search options currently available in more than 40 major cities across the United States, Care.com provides members with mom-reviewed provider profiles, background checks, recorded references and provider ratings.
For more information on how to find child care, tutoring, senior care, pet care and housekeeping using Care.com, visit http://www.care.com.
Care.com (www.care.com) is the premier source of trustworthy care options for children, pets and elderly parents. The company provides a simple and safe way for families and individuals to manage their care needs. Care.com offers a full breadth of subscription-based services-child care, tutoring, senior care, pet care and housekeeping-to address the lifecycle of specific care needs, while providing background checks and a suite of tools and resources for selecting the best care possible. The company was founded in 2006 with a mission to help people achieve a more balanced life through smart care connections.