45 minutes | Apr 24th 2019

Tangential Parenting - 012 - Dads Don't Babysit

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A lively discussion between Eric and Rachel about an article from Parents.com titled, PSA: Dad is Not the Babysitter. Who knew Rachel would get upset being told that it's her fault that she does so much to raise her daughter?

While Jenna Autuori Dedic tries to use her own reluctance to let go and let Dad do things around the house, we both agree it doesn't make for a good premise. It whistles past the realities that many families face and instead squarely places the blame on moms for dads who don't help parent. Rachel talks about some of those realities and why, even once circumstances change, it can be very hard to establish new roles and responsibilities around the house.

 

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