Written by a stay-at-home dad for other stay-at-home dads, this handbook addresses the particular parenting issues men face when they become the primary caregivers. This man-friendly resource offers practical solutions to such challenges as living well on one income, understanding the wife's breadwinner status, cleaning the house without feeling overwhelmed, and networking in a female-oriented community. Creative anecdotes offer supportive and effective advice to help stay-at-home dads successfully deal with the psychological issues, as well as the everyday details, that make this parenting situation different. This advice-oriented guide also offers a special section of newsletters, online chat groups, playgroups around the country, and stay-at-home dad organizations.Internet or at your local library, you can look up nearly all the common repairs and construction ideas for your home. Since Ia#39;ve made the choice to be home, I learned how to replace a dryer belt, replace my own windows, install my dishwasher, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Stay-at-Home Dad Handbook|
|Author||:||Peter Baylies, Jessica Toonkel|
|Publisher||:||Chicago Review Press - 2004-10-01|