Stay at Home Dad

The 19 Point Guide To Domestic Bliss

John L. Adams | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Parents
John L. Adams

A missing school shoe at eight o'clock in the morning can snowball into a major crisis when we end up leaving the house late. This type of thing happened once too often and I learned the importance of preparing the morning before.

A Stay-At-Home Dad Is Not A Kept Man

John L. Adams | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Parents
John L. Adams

I admit, I miss the income I once had. I would like to make a greater contribution to the household budget. This, however, is partly down to the age of our children. Our youngest daughter starts school next year and I see light at the end of the tunnel. Until that time, I am quite happy with how things are. My wife is free to concentrate on her career while I have taken on the main responsibility for looking after the children.

Why Becoming a Stay-At-Home Dad Was a No-Brainer

Jamie Last | Posted 26.11.2016 | UK Parents
Jamie Last

Traditionally, it has been the mother who has given up a career to look after a child. But times are changing. As a consequence of more and more women having babies later in their lives, women are spending more time forging established careers, just like men have always done. At least that's what I'm experiencing in my neck of the woods.

What's It Like Being a Stay at Home Dad?

John L. Adams | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
John L. Adams

If you think of all the social networks that exist for parents, they almost exclusively exist for the benefit of mums. Whether formal or informal, mums, especially if they have young children, have much greater opportunities to meet, mix and make friends.

Handing Your Child Over to Other People

Richard Holt | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Holt

Taking a year off work to look after my two-year-old daughter was the best decision I have ever made. There is no way I can quantify how brilliant it is to spend all this time with a toddler who glows with joy all day. But six months in, we need to spend some time apart. Happily, the feeling is mutual.