stay-at-home dad


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stay-at-home dad

A father who forgoes employment outside of the home in order to care for his children and the household. Being a stay-at-home dad is just as much hard work as going to an office every day.
See also: dad
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During this hectic, food-in-hair type messy and wonderful time, I was often asked by curious onlookers "Are you working?" This was emphatically followed by "how are you coping?" when I mentioned that I was a very lucky and very able stay-at-home dad.
Meanwhile, the house is a mess, as no one has the energy or heart to take over the duties of the Darrows' stay-at-home dad.
The analysis shows that while stay-at-home dads do take on more responsibility for child care than fathers in other family types, the average stay-at-home dad is still far from being Mr Mum.
LeBlanc plays Adam, a contractor who becomes a stay-at-home dad soon after his wife, Andi (Liza Snyder), gets a full-time job.
STAY-AT-HOME dad Wayne Bridge hates being famous and shuns the limelight, according to his wife.
David Sparrow is no ordinary stay-at-home dad. While his wife commutes to New York City to fulfill her role as deputy district attorney, he remains home to clean, cook and take care of the kids because the Army has placed him on indefinite leave, fearing he has burnt our after years of dangerous, life-threatening assignments.
Have a specific strong skill or expertise and then look for an agency that has that particular void," said Patrick Kavanagh, head of experiential marketing at Ottawa shop Acart Communications, who recently spent three years away from the business as a stay-at-home dad.
There's also a stay-at-home dad who mixes it up with the moms.
Interestingly, 66 per cent claimed they would be happy to become a stay-at-home dad, even if it had a detrimental effect on their career in the future.
Irwin Mitchell's research, which surveyed 2,000 working couples, also reveals that two thirds of men would be happy to be a stay-at-home dad.
In a previous job, he took paternity leave 11 years ago for the birth of his first daughter, Audrey, and was a stay-at-home dad for two months (but not on paternity leave) for his second daughter, Jane, four years ago.
Becks looked smitten and told Jonathan Ross last night he loves being a stay-at-home dad after retiring from football.
"Tom's wife works full time and he is a stay-at-home dad with two boys to look after.
real house' Tom Whyte, played by Byrne, is a stay-at-home dad who, like the comedian, has two sons.
Blanton, 33, a stay-at-home dad and musician, wowed the judges, including Huey Lewis and the News guitarist Chris Hayes of Lane County, with a riff "based on a call-and-response vibe I created, mixed with a little technique." View the winner at rgne.ws/Lab2tE.