Work at Home Hope AR
Hope One Stop Career Development Center
700 South Elm
Arkansas Workforce Center at Prescott
355 W. 1st St.
United Steel Workers Of America
4209 Alcoa Rd
United Auto Workers Local 716
5523 S 28th St
Fort Smith, AR
Arkansas Department of Workforce Services - Van Buren
605 Alma Blvd. Circle
Van Buren, AR
Arkansas Workforce Center at Hope
700 S. Elm
Addictions and Dependency, Career Development, Childhood & Adolescence, School
National Certified Career Counselor, National Certified Counselor
American Federation Of State County & Municipal Employees
1115 Bishop St
Little Rock, AR
Pathfinder Skills Training
2520 W Main St
Arkansas Workforce Center at Clinton
100 Success Drive
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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