Archive for January, 2009


To be a Full-Time Dad a Sense of Humor is a Must

An excellent article by a fellow Stay at Home Dad As written by Joe Schatz Fatherhood Examiner http://www.examiner.com/x-300-Fatherhood-Examiner So You Want to be a Stay at Home Dad? Part III With so many changes to the traditional work environment and with the economy tanking, we are seeing a lot of families make the choice to bring daddy home. So, if you are a dad out there considering becoming a SAHD, I am here to scare you straight. It is tough being a full-time parent. I, personally, think it is more challenging staying home with kids then it is to work. This series …Read more […..]

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Reverse Sexism Against Stay at Home Dads?

I am attaching an article as taken from Rebel Dad at www.Rebeldad.com. It is quite obvious that reverse sexism is being undertaken in Missouri. Being that stay at home dads will be discriminated against we probably won’t hear a peep. But if it was the other way around though…Hmmm… What do you think? Wingnut Declares Dads Can’t Match Moms in the Nurturer Department Before I go on an rip a Missouri lawmaker for a staggering stupid comment about fathers, let me first say that I am in favor of tax breaks and other government incentives to at-home parents. I feel even more strongly that *all* …Read more […..]

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YouTube Videos, Dirty Deeds! Cousin Kylie, Superbowl & Vincent! At the Park in February!

So, Emma has been into a new activity lately. She loves to “Go in the office” to watch YouTube videos. Yes, at almost 3 years of age she is now literate in Web 2.0! We have a ton of bookmarked videos that she watches. Besides watching the short video clips of herself that I have recorded over the years–wow, over the years already!–she really enjoys watching the homemade videos of Disney clips/characters set to popular songs. The videos have to have actual video clips and not just pictures or else she will tell me to “Change it.” Her favorite video is set to the AC/DC song “Dirty Deeds” …Read more […..]

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WORDS OF WISDOM FOR 2009

Just some words of wisdom for everyone! Stress A lecturer when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked,”How heavy is this glass of water?” Answers called out ranged from 20g to 500g. The lecturer replied, “The absolute weight doesn’t matter.It depends on how long you try to hold it. If I hold it for a minute, that’s not a problem. If I hold it for an hour, I’ll have an ache in my right arm. If I hold it for a day, you’ll have to call an ambulance. In each case, it’s the same weight, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes.” He …Read more […..]

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Can You Believe This? Child Safety Tip

What are your thoughts on stay at home dads if the woman really wants to work? Or even if both want/need to work? This question was posed to Pastor Mark Driscoll and his wife Grace at the end of Pastor Mark’s sermon. Check out the video: Pastor Mark is way out of line. In my experience, it is much more difficult to stay at home with a child than it is to work. In my prior career as a police officer, I observed many, many, mothers who were not fit to be one. Therefore, is it better to have an unfit mother raising a child or, as Pastor Mark says, an “unbeliever” raising the child. The …Read more […..]

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