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Dad's Post Nails What It Really Takes To Be A Stay-At-Home Parent

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.28.2016 | Parents

After a long day with her two sons, Kate Douglas felt “defeated.” When her husband, Scott, came home, she went out for a few hours and left the ki...

New LEGO Set Features Stay-At-Home Dad And Working Mom

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.22.2016 | Parents

An exciting new offering from LEGO marks a step toward inclusivity for different kinds of families. According to Fortune, the toy company recently un...

I Gave Up A Six-Figure Salary For My Husband, How Is That A 'Bonus'?

Lynn Morrison | Posted 06.03.2016 | Women
Lynn Morrison

Big sacrifices like the ones I made -- giving up a career and a fat paycheck of my own -- deserve a little extra recognition. Calling it a bonus and making it clear that it is mine further underscores my right to spend it as I see fit.

An Open Letter to Stay-at-Home Parents

Joe DeProspero | Posted 12.21.2014 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

I work in an environment where bonuses and financial rewards for extra effort are customary and even expected. You never get paid a dime for your work, but are still expected to approach it with the same enthusiasm and diligence that a paid employee of a company would.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Work and Life

Meredith Fein Lichtenberg, CCE | Posted 09.15.2013 | Parents
Meredith Fein Lichtenberg, CCE

Family is not just something you cheat on your career with. A career is not just something you do for dollars even though it robs you of your family. Our families and our careers are both parts of who we are.

What We Mean When We Say We Need a Break

Amanda King | Posted 04.14.2016 | Parents
Amanda King

As a stay-at-home mom of two small children, when I say that I need a break, I'm not talking about wanting a vacation or a treat as a reward for doing my job. Needing a break doesn't mean that I'm seeking a respite from my responsibilities or that I want to put my feet up.

7 Things NEVER To Say To A Stay-At-Home Mom

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Amy Shearn One happy mom -- at home with two small children -- explains why some “helpful” comments are actually not so helpful to stay-at-h...

Why Stay-At-Home Dads May Get Screwed In A Split

Beverly Willett | Posted 09.25.2011 | Divorce
Beverly Willett

Last year there were approximately five million stay-at-home moms in the United States. (The number decreased slightly from 2008, statistically insig...

Daddy Diaries: Confessions of a Stay-At-Home Anchorman

Rob Morrison | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rob Morrison

My new "stay-at-home" status has brought me face to face with children's television like never before and I've developed a visceral disdain for it. The voices! The music!