dads were either unemployed or were not looking for work for a variety of reasons, while others were on leave.
Using standard pay estimates, researchers quizzed 1,000 people and found families would be forced to splash out [euro]810 every week to replace jobs done by a stay-at-home
I come from India, and I have seen several female nurses whose husbands are stay-at-home
fathers because of the demands of work.
Doucet (2004) specifically examined the interplays of masculinity and child care among Canadian stay-at-home
fathers, finding that male caregivers emphasized "more masculine work and hobbies that involve traditional male qualities, such as building, construction, and physical strength" (p.
2 million children--were being raised by stay-at-home
On one hand, the stay-at-home
mother is often portrayed as a selfless individual, always happy and outwardly showing joy, but she is actually deeply unhappy, Ms Ee wrote.
In addition, some research points to an increase in positive portrayals of stay-at-home
fathers in the media (Riggs, 1997; Vavrus, 2002) and "how-to" guidelines for families transitioning to the stay-at-home
father/breadwinning mother model (Gill, 2001).
Who would call ' stay-at-home
parenting the nonhardworking option?
It sticks in my craw that the woman who has become the spokesman for hard-up, stay-at-home
mums has to get by on PS150,000 a year.
I cherish my Sundays and Mondays off where I'll take Jamila to the park Mauge Michelle Clayton Stay-at-home
mum Caroline Parris ill me can be me my Caroline Parris planned a career change before starting a family so she could be at home with her baby.
When I was a stay-at-home
mom, I worried about a variety of things, including the fact that all anyone asked about were my kids--how they are, camps, activities, etc.
Data showed that on average women who worked spent 127 fewer minutes per day with their children than stay-at-home
It is also important to note that these findings are not related to age -- that is, even when controlling for age, stay-at-home
moms are emotionally worse off than employed moms.
The findings come amid record shares of women in the workplace and a steady decline in stay-at-home
Rochlen and his colleagues recruited 207 men from stay-at-home
father blogs, support/play groups, and forums.