NYC Dads guest blogger Lorne Jaffe is a new at-home dad who has struggled with depression and anxiety for most of his life.
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James Fell says, “I made it seem like I thought less of men who don’t have traditional jobs, but instead put all their efforts into raising children. That was a shitty thing for me to do, and I’m sorry.”
Abigail Rine’s husband is the provider inside their home – of childcare, nutrition and more. The fact that she earns the paycheck does not detract from all that Michael provides for their family.
How does one family create three boys who express their masculinity so differently?
The National At-Home Dad Network has a powerful message for anyone who thinks boys can be defined by frogs, snails and puppy dog tails. When I found out I was pregnant with a boy, I received all the related “boy gear” as gifts – tiny baseball mitt, a tee shirt with a football embroidered onto…
Even though I may be the primary parent during the day, there’s always the night shift to make up for it, right?
Vincent O’Keefe wonders why the “having it all” conversations seem to all be about moms and work. After all, dads are pulled in both directions, too.
The average father spends eight hours at work, two hours watching TV, two hours on his phone, but seven minutes talking with his children. This father shares how he broke the cycle.
The National At-Home Dad Network apologizes for inappropriate comments made by a few members in one of its affiliated private Facebook groups.
After another story of hate, Rob Watson writes a letter of love and hope to his young sons.
Derek Bolen doesn’t snort at women who tell him they’re angling for a promotion at the office, so he has to wonder what’s so funny about his paternity leave.
The dudes at Fox News may say they’re defending masculinity with their claims that society will fall apart if women out-earn men, but truth is that they think men are inflexible beasts.
Heather Davey Fusco explores the reasons many women refuse to believe dads can be as competent as moms, and apologizes to the Stay-at-Home Dad she accidentally insulted.
Jerry Mahoney tried every potty training method available with his 3 year-old twins. Finally, he chose happiness in diapers over misery and an Elmo potty.
Dante has nothing on Jason Greene, who stood in line at the DMV for an entire day… With three kids.
On their last trip to a neighborhood park, Jerry Mahoney finally gives in and lets his twin toddlers run free