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Stay at Home Dads

The Lost Art Of Peeing In The Shower

Michael Cavender | Posted 07.17.2014 | Parents
Michael Cavender

No matter what your husband, boyfriend or fiancé has said to you, the truth is, he has peed (or if he's lucky, is still is peeing) in your shower.

The Lost Art of Changing a Diaper

Michael Cavender | Posted 07.11.2014 | Parents
Michael Cavender

Bartering became my strong suite. I figured if I did something nice for my wife, she would gladly trade me duties, or just do it because of my "random" act of kindness.

The Problem With Taking Kids on Vacation

Michael Cavender | Posted 07.02.2014 | Parents
Michael Cavender

Screw you, Chevy Chase, for making it seem cool to drive your kids on a cross-country road trip on summer vacation. Sure, your trip wasn't by any means ideal and you ran into many obstacles on your journey, but at least you got to jump into a pool with a very naked Christie Brinkley.

Why Stay-at-Home Moms Get Nothing Done All Day

Janie Porter | Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents
Janie Porter

When I was a childless TV news reporter, I would laugh when my stay-at-home mom friends would tell me that their houses were a mess. How on earth do you stay home all day and you don't get anything done?

Independence Day Came Early for Our Little Girl

Lorne Jaffe | Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents
Lorne Jaffe

We might be less than a week away from the Fourth of July, but Sienna's been in the throes of a sudden independence streak.

Jillian Berman

When Being A Stay-At-Home Mom Isn't A Choice

HuffingtonPost.com | Jillian Berman | Posted 06.30.2014 | Business

Today's stay-at-home moms are often portrayed as modern-day June Cleavers decked out in head-to-toe Lululemon, shepherding their kids from school to s...

What Is It Like To Be a Stay at Home Dad?

Quora | Posted 08.27.2014 | Parents
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora: What is it like to be a stay at home dad? Answer by Ken Miyamoto, Father, Produced screenwriter, former ...

A Dad's Apology To Stay-At-Home Moms

Michael Cavender | Posted 08.25.2014 | Parents
Michael Cavender

I never factored in the roadblocks , and daily challenges that come along with being at home with the kids all day long. So, I will break down a more accurate account of my day to show you what I mean.

21 Things I Learned Being a Stay-at-Home Dad

Scott Benner | Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents
Scott Benner

I'd always wanted to have children, but I was unprepared for how the news that I would soon be a father would affect me. I immediately began to imagine all the things that I would need to do and instantly felt the pressure of another person's life depending on me.

The One Thing That Would Help New Dads Become Better Fathers

Jeff Bogle | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

It's simple, really. There's one thing that would help new dads become better fathers: Paternity Leave.

A Thank You to Dads For Not Being Moms

Toni Nagy | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Toni Nagy

Even though we no longer live in a Leave It To Beaver society where gender roles are unwavering, they still play a part in modern parenting. Yet striving for equality doesn't mean we have to obliterate masculinity and femininity, or discredit the disparities between our experiences.

8 Stupid Things You Should Stop Saying To Dads

Aaron Gouveia | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Aaron Gouveia

Basically, I want you to stop irritating us by saying (mostly unintentionally) stupid, thoughtless and insulting crap that makes us crazy.

Why Stay-At-Home Dads Are On The Rise

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2014 | Parents

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, June 5 (Reuters) - The number of U.S. fathers who are staying at home has nearly doubled since the late 198...

Let's Make Father's Day a Big Deal

John McCormick | Posted 08.02.2014 | Parents
John McCormick

Father's Day feels like an afterthought, a hastily-signed card or a last-minute wrapped gift that's accompanied with a shrug and the usual excuse, "We never know what to get you."

This Is What a Kid's Birthday-Party-Planning Existential Crisis Looks Like

Jeff Bogle | Posted 07.23.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

I recently stood in the middle of a madhouse. Kids in electric-orange socks, like a too-bright dystopian fantasy, sprinted past me in every direction. Adults in coordinating electric-orange T-shirts stood guard. All that was missing was the heavy arm of an unseen totalitarian regime. Only, it wasn't exactly missing.

In Praise of Breadwinning Moms On Mother's Day

Chris Routly | Posted 07.09.2014 | Parents
Chris Routly

I think it's appropriate this Mother's Day to give a special thanks for the hard work that working mothers do every day, both outside of the home and for their families, too.

16 Things I Want My Daughters To Know Right Now

Jeff Bogle | Posted 07.05.2014 | Parents
Jeff Bogle

If you love something deeply and want desperately to participate in it, you may need to elbow your way in for a seat at the proverbial table. Elbow away, darling.

Great Novelists Open Their Hearts About Fatherhood (VIDEO)

Brian Gresko | Posted 07.02.2014 | Parents
Brian Gresko

What do writers have to tell us about being dads? Not much, I used to think.

How Do I Explain to My Young Child That I Have to Travel?

Diana Grycan | Posted 06.25.2014 | Parents
Diana Grycan

It is important to remember that to a young child, they are exclusively the center of their worlds. An understanding of how others factor into their worlds comes a bit later.

9 Ways You Can Help Your Stay-At-Home Husband

Chris Bernholdt | Posted 06.18.2014 | Parents
Chris Bernholdt

If your husband is staying at home or thinking about it, you may want to keep these suggestions in mind.

The Boy in the Red Hoodie

Scott Benner | Posted 06.10.2014 | Parents
Scott Benner

I looked up and saw a little boy in a red hoodie playing by himself in the grass of the outfield; he must have been all of 4-years-old. I watched him play for a few moments; he appeared to be off in his own world. The site of him was heart-warming and yet, I was also crushed by the carefree nature of his joyful abandon.

'I Love You, Dada... I Just Love Mama More'

Chris Routly | Posted 06.09.2014 | Parents
Chris Routly

I do what I do each day because I love him, not to earn his love back. How lucky am I that I get to pour myself into two little lives and watch them spout and grow and flourish?

The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done

Adrian Kulp | Posted 05.28.2014 | Parents
Adrian Kulp

What happens when your kids are finally old enough to ask tough questions that actually mean something? Questions that stir up emotion and make you wonder if they're mature enough to hear the answer.

5 Ways for Stay-at-Home Parents to Get Back on the Career Track

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Parents
Carlota Zimmerman

Here's five ideas for stay-at-home moms and dads who want to keep their professional options vibrant.

Shocking News: Being a Stay-at-Home Dad Is Tough!

Steve Belanger | Posted 05.24.2014 | Parents
Steve Belanger

Those first few months were tough. There were some days when I just couldn't deal any more. My wife would walk in the door at six and I would just hand her the baby while choking back tears. I was fighting a battle of wills with a baby and losing. Badly.