“Of Babies and Men”
from The Shriver Report
Millennials are having fewer babies and struggling with work-life balance. The rise of gender role flexibility is part of the solution, as I explain in the “mutual rescue story” that began when I met my wife in college. Our story has taken many comical turns since then.
“6 Homemade ‘Apps’ for Parents in the Digital Age”
from The Huffington Post
Do your kids spend more time Photoshopping your pet than actually petting it? If so, here are six strategies to help your family navigate the role of technology at home. Help kids learn the difference between their “selfies” and their “selves.”
“Dad vs. The Dog Lobby”
from the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop
Before deciding on getting a dog, learn from our family’s strange journey. Highlights include an ill-fated trip to a pet store, a father-in-law on a blood thinner, and a Yorkie with “wet fecal matter in his Brad Pitt hair.”
“A Stay-at-Home Dad’s Thoughts on Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In“ from The Huffington Post
Like Sheryl Sandberg, I was voted “Most Likely to Succeed” back in high school. Many years later, she became the COO of Facebook and I became a stay-at-home father (and part-time writer). Stuff happens. How can we make both men and women more likely to succeed, whatever their ambitions?
“The Doubts of a Stay-at-Home Dad”
from The New York Times “Motherlode” blog
(Copyright 2011, The New York Times Company)
Is it somehow irresponsible for one parent to devote himself/herself wholeheartedly to childcare at the expense of his/her career and independence? Find out what book hit me “like a slap from Cher” and how I reacted to a financial scolding by Suze Orman.