Men feel that becoming a primary provider of parental care will effect their status, their career prospects and, frankly, their manliness. As long as these beliefs are held by a majority of men, there will be never be true gender equality around childcare.
I’m proud to be taking part in Vilo Sky’s ‘Managing to be dad’ conference.
Read More Time to get serious…
When I was growing up, ‘Dad’ was a distant figure (both emotionally and geographically) who would return from a nebulous world called ‘work’ and distribute punishment (usually of the smacked-legs variety) when ‘Mum’ had reached the end of her tether with our shenanigans.
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These days, life is considerably different for many children
I used to pride myself on my… on my… on my… you know… my… collection of words… the ones I use.. when I… you know speak.
Read More Parenting Has Turned My Brain to Mush – The Good Men Project
I’ve just Googled it.
I used to pride myself on my vocabulary.
Seriously I did.
Life as a stay at home dad could never be accused of being boring. Weird incidents like this depressingly par for the course…
Read More Five Things Every Stay At Home Dad Knows… – My latest piece for The Good Men Project
Here are 5 Things Every SAHD Knows…