Renaissance Dad: What Moms Wish Dads Knew
I recently had the opportunity to join in a conversation with a couple of moms I know. Eventually, the topic turned to funny things their husbands had done while taking care of the kids. I was embarrassed to admit that, as a work-at-home dad, I had pulled a few of these “no-brainers” myself.
As the list grew longer, and my face grew redder, I finally had to interrupt and ask them the following question:
“OK, then . . . what one thing do you wish your kids’ dad knew, that would make your life easier?”
Several cups of coffee later, I folded up my notebook and dashed home to compose an email asking the same question. This I sent to two dozen moms I know of various ages and walks of life and asked them to consider forwarding it to anyone else that they thought might have an opinion. I was amazed at the results.
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