Empty Nest Dads

Al Bīrah by | Oct 3, 2014 | 1950s, autism, breadwinners, caregivers, college grads, empty nest, gender roles, Little League, New York Times, Pace, parenting, rugby, special needs, Stay-Home Fathers, twins, Vassar, working mothers, young adults

     When kids leave home, do fathers feel worse than mothers these days?  That was the question explored by “Sad Dads in the Empty Nest” in Sunday’s New York Times (9/21/14).  According to the article, the empty nest transition for dads has become harder than ever...

Missing on Mother’s Day

http://fabcare.com/shop/shelf/storage-wall-shelf/ by | May 16, 2014 | Boko Haram, Britain, daughters, female senators, hostages, in-laws, Islam, John Kerry, kidnapping, Michelle Obama, Mother's Day, New York City, New York Times, Nigeria, United States

     Mother’s Day, like all feel-good family holidays, is often tainted with some degree of tension and disappointment.  At family gatherings, even in the best case scenario where in-laws get along, there’s usually some friction between other relatives.  Even if...

Gender Benders

by | Dec 13, 2013 | ADHD, autism, bed bugs, best supporting actor, college graduates, executive assistant, gender roles, housekeeping, housemen, millenials, New York Times, Stay-Home Fathers, Wall Street Mothers

    These days it seems like more men and women are comfortable switching traditional roles: stay-at-home fathers are enabling working mothers to be the high-powered, bread winners.  According to Sunday’s New York Times article, “Wall Street Mothers, Stay-Home...

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