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We Need to Start Giving Stay-at-Home Dads More Credit

AskMen.com | Posted 08.10.2014 | Parents
AskMen.com

Involved fatherhood is and should be considered completely normal. Yet, until very recently, involved dads have been alternately ignored or overly celebrated as doing something exceptional.

What Makes a 'Good Dad' This Father's Day?

Sari Eckler Cooper | Posted 08.10.2014 | Parents
Sari Eckler Cooper

While in the past a good dad was the man who played catch, led Scout trips and brought home the bacon, new generations of fathers are facing more and at times more nuanced expectations when it comes to what their wives and society

When A Blogger Asks The Internet For A Stay-At-Home Dad Salary

Posted 03.05.2014 | Parents

Should stay-at-home dads receive compensation? At least one daddy blogger thinks so. That's why Adam Dolgin, the dad behind Fodder 4 Fathers, recently...

I Have A Dream That People Will View A Picture Like This And Not Think It's A Big Deal

Doyin Richards | Posted 03.10.2014 | Parents
Doyin Richards

Of course I'm going to be passionate about this gig. My dream is that ALL people will embrace men who embrace fatherhood instead of wondering if they have ulterior motives.

I Have The Freedom I Longed For -- Now What Do I Do?

Jon Reiner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents
Jon Reiner

I have the independence parents jones for, the freedom I fleetingly imagined while crossing against speeding traffic on that 18-minute sprint. I've been liberated. It's boundless, new and strange, and I'm completely adrift.

What Two Moms Learned at the At-Home Dad's Convention

Lisa Duggan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Lisa Duggan

A powerful, experienced group of stay-at-home dads, organizing and training the next generation of fathers, gives us hope for the future. We will continue to support them every way we can, and we look forward to seeing them in Denver in 2014.

Confessions of an 'Opt-Out Dad'

John McCormick | Posted 10.21.2013 | Parents
John McCormick

Will I regret having abandoned my first (and more lucrative) calling as a lawyer once my children are off to college? Will I still feel good about my decision to have a richer family life if the economy takes another plunge and our family's financial outlook grows decidedly poorer?

Dads, Be Good to Your Daughters

Adrian Kulp | Posted 09.14.2013 | Parents
Adrian Kulp

I sometimes forget that this innocent little girl who tries my patience (often, but certainly not always) is going to eventually grow into a woman. I forget how important it is for her to love her dad.

Tim Wright: For the Sake of our Kids: Redefining the Legacy of Success

Tim Wright | Posted 08.22.2013 | Parents
Tim Wright

For too long, success has been defined by money and power and getting as far ahead as we can. And many of our kids have suffered because of it.

Protecting Breadwinner Moms

Kate McGuinness | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Kate McGuinness

Regardless of the cause, a woman who is a primary breadwinner in a committed relationship will likely hit some rough patches as her partner deals with this reality.

What I Will Miss Most About Being A Stay-At-Home Dad

Zach Rosenberg | Posted 03.11.2013 | Parents
Zach Rosenberg

'm not here to tell you that it was a perfect world being home with my son day-in and day-out. I'm not here to say that it was easy. But I'm here to tell you that if I could do it again, I would.

Marketing to the Emotions of the Modern Father

Nichole Smaglick | Posted 02.17.2013 | Small Business
Nichole Smaglick

Over the past year, my team and I have done extensive research on the engaged father market, gleaning insights from books, articles, focus groups, one-on-one interviews and secondary data to determine whether there truly is a market for Dads and if so, what they want and need.

Dads: The New Moms

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Parents
Marian Salzman

The growing ranks of devoted and capable dads are likely to find their new role liberating. Watch for the rise of child-oriented masculinity challenging program makers, brands and advertisers to reflect the essence of this emerging new reality.

The Future Family: Stay-At-Home-Dads

Posted 12.10.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

A group of stay-at-home dads joined HuffPost Live host Jacob Soboroff to discuss their decision to take care of the children while their wives worked....

Hollywood and the Dufus Dad: Still Funny?

Nichole Smaglick | Posted 01.28.2013 | Parents
Nichole Smaglick

I invite Hollywood to do for men what it did for women.

Why Men Can’t Have It All

Keith Richman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Keith Richman

Most of the men I know feel like they are torn daily in many directions. If that sounds familiar, it is because women have felt this way for decades.

12 Things Not To Say To A Stay-At-Home Dad

good men project | Posted 10.03.2012 | Parents

Written by Mark Greene for The Good Men Project Lately Stay at Home Dads have been showing up on TV and at the movies. (Usually, as well-meaning si...

Got Gender Shock? How to Get Over The End of Men

Vincent O'Keefe | Posted 11.17.2012 | Women
Vincent O'Keefe

Does a stay-at-home dad volunteering at your children's school "startle" you? How about a female CEO? A male nurse? A female rugby player?

Unprepared As a Parent

John Willey | Posted 10.18.2012 | Parents
John Willey

No one ever prepared me for the emotions involved in this whole parenting thing.

What I Know About Fatherhood Now That I'm A Stay-At-Home Dad

Christopher T. VanDijk | Posted 08.15.2012 | Parents
Christopher T. VanDijk

My wife wanted to be working for the Secretary of Education by 30 and I vowed I'd have a mantle covered with TONYs, Oscars and Emmys by the time I was 40. Plans change.

One Dad’s Journey of Parental Leave

Lisa Levey | Posted 08.14.2012 | Parents
Lisa Levey

"I would not trade these last two years for anything I've done in my life. I've had the world's ultimate responsibility in a way most men never get to."

The 5 Stages Of Stay-At-Home Fatherhood

Adam Brown | Posted 07.16.2012 | Parents
Adam Brown

To date, I've held only a handful of jobs, but being the solitary caregiver for two four-month-olds was officially the hardest (and most satisfying) of them all.

Far Trek: A Stay-at-Home Dad Responds to Dr. Spock

Vincent O'Keefe | Posted 04.03.2012 | Parents
Vincent O'Keefe

What were you clueless about as a new parent? Does book learning help, or do you mostly figure it out as you go along?

How The Godfather Set Us Straight

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 02.15.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

"If you're a young woman, I would say, don't get married, because then you have this guy who's trying to get you to do everything for his career."

Proud To Be A Stay-At-Home Dad?

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

The dad at the playground or at the "Mommy and Me" playgroup doesn't have to cower over in the corner.