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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.

"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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