Archive for February, 2009


Baby Sitters Accused of Taping Sex With Children

Some sick people out there!  Another example of why I am paranoid of daycare and babysitters… VEEDERSBURG, Ind. – A couple who ran a baby-sitting service out of their home videotaped themselves performing sex acts with children, some as young as 2 months old, police said Friday. Stephen E. Quick, 31, and Samantha Light, 25, both of Veedersburg in western Indiana, were being held on $100,000 bond in Fountain County Jail. Both faced preliminary charges of child molestation and child exploitation. Jail staff did not know whether either one had an attorney. Police who searched the couple’s …Read more […..]

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New Stay at Home Dads

A nice intro by a fellow Stay at Home Dad. The last sentence says it all! I want to welcome all the dads entering the stay at home dad realm. You are entering the toughest job you will ever love. Because we have a tough economy, more dads are entering the stay at home dad status. I want you dads to know that you are not alone. Keep searching for resources and groups to join. Have fun with your kids because time will go fast. You will look back one day and know that your sacrifice to be there for your kids paid off greater than any paycheck or monetary investment. Vini Nunez Agape Life …Read more […..]

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How Cool is This?

I read this and it just confirmed my reason for writing in this blog. Truly awesome! I have to get the book now! Enjoy! My Son Is Reading My Book About Him By David Eddie Author of: Housebroken, Confessions of a Stay-At-Home-Dad http://www.loveandblueberries.com/2009/03/08/my-son-is-reading-my-book-about-him/ Yes, an unusual situation. My oldest son, now 12, is reading my book that concerns me, the ne’er-do-well bachelor and man’s man and ladies’ man, making the difficult transition to being a married man and not only a father but a stay-at-home Dad. He needed a book for a book …Read more […..]

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Interesting Stay at Home Dad Statistics

Years 1988 to 1993 Fathers providing care (In Thousands) As primary provider of care: (Year 1993)1,915 or 12.9%,   (1991)2,032 or 13.9%,    (1988)1,688 or 11.8% Year 2004 105,000 Estimated number of “stay-at-home” dads. These are married fathers with children under 15 who are not in the labor force primarily so they can care for family members while their wives work outside the home. Stay-at-home dads care for 189,000 children. <http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/children/001125.html> 2 million Number of preschoolers whose fathers …Read more […..]

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Daycare Anyone?

Kids mistakenly drink wiper fluid at Ark. day care. By JON GAMBRELL, Associated Press Writer Jon Gambrell, Associated Press Writer – 1 hr 7 mins ago A daycare center for children near Scott, Ark., is shown Friday, March 13, 2009. AP – A daycare center for children near Scott, Ark., is shown Friday, March 13, 2009. Arkansas Children’s … LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Ten children at an Arkansas day-care center drank windshield wiper fluid after the owner served it from a container mistaken for Kool-Aid and placed in a refrigerator, authorities said Friday. The day-care owner voluntarily surrendered …Read more […..]

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