Work at Home Boulder City NV
119 S. Water Street
970 Empire Mesa Way
District Council 15 Painter'S Local Union 159
1701 Whitney Mesa Dr
Nationwide Testing And Safety
5546 Cmino Lal Nrte 2 313
American Postal Workers Union
2620 E Sunset Rd Ste B
Las Vegas, NV
Henderson Professional Firefighters
153 W Lake Mead Pkwy
Nevada State Aflcio
1891 Whitney Mesa Dr
Over the Top Training & Development, LLCs
272 Via Contata St
The Corporation People Inc.
3087 E Warm Springs Rd Bldg 7 Ste 100
Las Vegas, NV
Stay at Home Dad, Online Resources for Stay at Home Dads
The SAHD (stay-at-home dad) counterpart - MAWDAHS
RebelDad makes an impassioned argument for elevating the way we describe stay at home dads who look after kids:
So yesterday I was given another reminder that one of these days I should really start a blogroll for MAWDAHs... moms who go to work and are married to stay at home dads. Asha over at ParentHacks.com flagged this post by Mom 101 about her husband. It is a wonderful denunciation of the strange and irritating trend toward referring to male caregivers by female terms ("The Mommy," "Mr. Mom," etc.)
I was asked recently what the problem with Mr. Mom is, and Mom 101 nails a good chunk of it. Here's my take on why it's a problem:
- It is unfair to women to "mom"ify the job. Calling a guy "Mr. Mom," implies mom ∗should∗ be the one behind the stroller. That ought to be pretty offensive nowadays.
- It emphasizes the novelty of at-home fatherhood . A dad at the playground shouldn't be treated with any more surprise that a female surgeon in the operating room. Why should "Hey - that kid's caretaker is a ∗man∗!" be any less offensive than "Hey - that doctor/lawyer/exec is a ∗woman∗!"?
- It glosses over the different skills that mothers and fathers bring to the table. Kyle Pruett at Yale has made a career of noting that men and women generally parent differently, and that kids are best served by both styles of play. Suggesting that a...
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