Work at Home Potomac MD
Shirley Bliss,CPRW, CEIP, CPCC
3310 N. Leisure World Blvd., #803
Silver Spring, MD
7300 Pyle Rd
326 N Stonestreet Ave
Medix Staffing Solutions Inc
15825 Shady Grove Rd
Nri Staffing Resources
11400 Rockville Pike Ste 820
Bettie Biehn, CPRW
414 E. Custis Ave.
700 King Farm Blvd
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Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Association
932 Hungerford Dr
Decker Associates Inc
10201 Grosvenor Pl Apt 322
1 Bank St
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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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