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At Home Dads

The Life Of A Stay-At-Home Father

Think tech jobs are booming? Visit a playground on a weekday afternoon and observe the newest wave of the American workforce: the stay-at-home dad. He's got flexible hours, the freedom to explore his own interests, a pretty relad dress code, and a...

Stay At Home Dads

At one point or another, we all will have to separate from our baby, no matter what age they are. That being said, some parents are forced to do this in an unfathomable amount of time. When we look at an average leave being 6-12 weeks of unpaid le...

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Stay At Home Dads: A New Reality?

Our society is witnessing a growing new trend, the phenomenon of 'Stay at Home Dads', where fathers take on the role of primary caregivers to their children ...

Stay-At-Home Dad Survival Guide

Just like women who feel they need to be Superwoman at home, SAHDs can fall into the trap of thinking they need to do it all on their own. But that mentality always leads to one thing: stress. "If you can't get it all done, there's nothing wrong w...

What Becoming A Stay-At-Home Dad Taught Me About Gender Roles

After 10 years of teaching some creative writing courses and more than 50 sections of all manner of Composition, I woke up one morning in 2010 ready to make a change. I wanted to write, not spend my good years teaching reluctant freshman where to ...

Stay-At-Home Dad Apologizes For Stay-At-Home Mom Jokes

I owe an apology to women everywhere, specifically, stay at home moms. A lot of men who think that they are the “bread winners” of a family, have this notion that mothers who stay at home with the kids all day are…in a way…either not pulling their...

India’S Most Famous Stay-At-Home Dad Still Has To Answer Questions About His Salary

Parenting is typically a woman’s job—just like most of the household chores—in India, where the gender chore gap, or the difference between the amount of housework done by women and men, is the widest worldwide. But what happens when the old order...

I’M A Stay-At-Home Dad, But People At The Grocery Store Call Me “Hero”

Reading his plea for the besieged male, I was reminded of that Louis C.K. joke about the joys of being a white man: “God, I love being white. I really do. Seriously, if you're not white, you're missing out. … Let me be clear, by the way: I’m not s...

Humor: The Challenges Of Being A Stay-At-Home Dad

THE CHALLENGES OF BEING A DOMESTIC DAD For several years now, I've been a stay-at-home dad, feeding the kids, getting them dressed and refereeing all the fights, while my wife goes to the university to work. You may call me "Mr. Mom" or "Mr. Homem...

Daddy Day Care: When Fathers Stay At Home To Care For Kids

There was a time when only women were expected to take a break from their careers, if they wanted to embrace motherhood. Choosing between a child and a job was inevitable for most women not many moons ago. But with a gradual shift in attitudes, an...

The Brotherhood Of The Stay-At-Home Dad

The words — the theme song of a children’s cartoon — were being bellowed by six grown men huddled on a makeshift stage in a hotel banquet room. The song leader, an education specialist, held up a baby rattle. “What can we do to encourage play?” he...

Stay-At-Home Fathers Find Support In National At-Home Dad Network

Commercials like the recent Dove Super Bowl ad are just one sign of the powerful bond between dads and their kids. The number of fathers staying home nearly doubled from a quarter-century ago and now many are choosing to put a commitment to parent...

What's Behind The Rise Of Stay-At-Home Dads? - Bbc News

A new study by the Pew Research Center shows that the number of dads who choose to stay home and care for their children and families has quadrupled over the past 25 years. Can social and economic factors explain the change? Make no mistake - fath...

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At Home Dads

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The trend for dads to stay at home is on the rise.Men agree that this is the hardest job they have ever done