Posts tagged with ‘#DadsDontBabysit’

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Dads Don’t Babysit

by Chad Welch

So hopefully by now you have heard about the Dads Don’t Babysit campaign calling for the Census to change the way they report child care. Specifically to not count dads as “alternative child care” equal to grandparents or a neighbor watching the kids. And by now you have certainly signed the petition. But if you haven’t, well go […]

Dads Don’t Babysit

by Al Watts

The U.S. Census Bureau, in a report entitled “Who’s Minding the Kids?” assumes mom is the “designated parent” in households in which both the mother and father are present and assumes dad is one of many child care arrangements including day care, grandparent care and self-care. This is an unfair characterization of all dads but particularly for […]

I Am Not a Babysitter

by Shannon Carpenter

“Aww, look at Dad!  I guess Dad is babysitting today!” How many times have you heard that comment?  Sometimes its at the grocery store, sometimes it’s at a play gym.  And sometimes it may be from our own relatives.  It happens and I get it a lot. It makes me cringe and it should make […]