The 97% of dads who did not read to their children claimed that they could not find time due to work commitments and being too tired.
To be fair, here is why moms don't read.
89% of the moms polled did read to their children, but half admitted that they were distracted by cleaning, cooking, and other household chores.Reading is an essential part of our homeschooling day, so we are well above average here, but dads --come on! Far from perfect myself, I have come to realize that what you make a priority, will get done. I think there is a tendency to think you'll miss something if you give it up. In my experience though, if you use your time learning then you'll be happier in the long run. That's the message I want to send to my kids.