Some parents have reservations – and not the fun dinner ones.
“Are you babysitting today?”
'Don't waste your valuable time cooking.'
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We are also blessed that we have a large but close extended family. My brother's house was less than 100m from mine; my parents house was even closer. Thus, our kids were in and out of each other's houses, and we never needed paid babysitters.
Seriously, how in the name of all that is holy does a father babysit their own child!? I bet no one has ever walked up to my wife and gone 'Eddie at work? Are you babysitting all day?'.
The only things us men can't do is gestate, give birth, and breast feed the child, none of which is really our fault. Our 50% of responsibility can be made up of other things, and we are more than capable parents whose contribution is hugely important to family life.
I know the media rams this typical dad stereotype down our throats, almost all dads we see in adverts are incompetent, barely able to dress themselves let alone the kids, but we don't have to live up to them.