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I never expected to be a stay-at-home dad, but here's why it works

Set aside that male ego or traditional stereotype of men at work and you could discover another side to yourself.
Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 05:50

"Becoming a stay-at-home father has been a blessing for me, but I don't want to romanticise daily childcare; at times, it is mind-numbing. There are beautiful moments, but there are also brutal days when you want to lie in a dark room and cry because you feel so overwhelmed."

I NEVER expected to be a stay-at-home parent. Even after two years, my role still surprises me. Before my son's birth, the idea of becoming his daily caregiver seemed laughable. I had no experience caring for small children, much less an infant. No one had ever asked me to babysit their kids,

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