Is Being a Stay-at-Home Day For You?
posted on November 17, 2017
Chad Prevost, a father of three young children, decided after 10 years of teaching, to quit his job to become a full-time writer and complete his revolutionary book. His wife was working on her startup at an incubator.
When he took the step to become a stay at home dad, he realized how the people around you dictate gender roles. He never had any regret regarding his decision but people around him other than his family weren’t comfortable with his decision.
His family is now closer than ever and he thinks we need a humanitarian revolution instead of a feminist one to fight gender stereotypes.
Chad had a few questions about his ability to be a good dad. He asked himself:
“Was I really taking care of the family by not providing an income? Isn’t that what men do?”
“Was my wife a sugar mama?”
Click here to read more about Chad’s experience as a stay-at-home day.
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