Pique Your Interest

Additional Links to Pique Your Interest  (Seriously, it’s spelled “pique” not “peak.” I looked it up!)

Stay-At-Home Dads of the World, Unite!

  • A great how-to article, given the Deadspin . . . well . . . spin.  Complete with swears to make me feel like a manly man while reading it!

Are We Raising a Generation of Helpless Kids?

  • In related news, I recently threw away all of my childhood trophies.  Well, I did keep the one that says “Debate Winner” for future use winning arguments with the wife.

Stay-At-Home Dads, Breadwinner Moms and Making It All Work

  •  The one kid is named Egan, which I thought was named after Harold Ramis’s character in Ghostbusters, but then I did a quick Wikipedia search and realized that his name   is actually Dr. Egon Spengler, and now I have many questions about the kids name.  Also, Egon is suddenly on the table for one of my future kids.  Don’t tell Kristen.

Global Parenting Habits That Haven’t Caught on in the U.S.

  • Okay, so I should leave my kid in the snow and outside of restaurants while I eat.  Got it.  Incidentally, the Vietnamese blurb led me to this site: Elimination Communication, which I have actually gotten really interested in, much to the chagrin of my mother.

HALFTIME – Take a break from serious articles and treat yourself to this bear playing tetherball.

Stay-at-home fathers have a tough job but with great benefits

  •  Holy crap: the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a timely and nationally relevant article!  Annnnnnnd they’ve chosen the smallest font imaginable.  Sounds about right.

Stay-at-home dad: “Other men are envious of me.”

  • This article refers to a stay-at-home dad as a SAHD, which I think sends the wrong message.  I mean, are they implying we’re all sad emotionally or that we’re doing a sad and pathetic job?

Growing number of Dads Home with the Kids

  • And this article has charts and graphs and stuff, so you know it’s legit!

OVERTIME – But before we get there, treat yourself to this panda rolling around in the snow.

The Truth About Epidurals: Are they really so bad?

  • “Embrace the pain!” I yell at my wife with my feet up, sipping a mojito.

POSTGAME – Finally, relieve your stress with my all time favorite video.

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