Day: July 16, 2019

Michael, at Þingvellir (Iceland), June 2019
Stay At Home

A flying leap

Early this year, I took a giant leap. Well, that’s not exactly true. My family took a giant leap. Together. My wife’s partner retired, requiring her to take on more responsibility at work, drastically changing the dynamic of how we were to provide care and support for our sons.

The choice was rather obvious–but not easy. Dad was going to be a stay-at-home parent. Now, if you say “stay-at-home-dad” to anyone old enough to remember the mid-80s chance are that a particular Michael Keaton movie comes to mind…

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