“Do you assist out quite a bit?”
I requested this query to many, many alternative dads I do know within the pre-production analysis stage of our latest podcast: Speaking Fatherhood with Millennial Dads, and usually received the identical reply: “After all.” That was typically adopted by “Are you kidding? If I didn’t, my spouse would…[fill in the blank].”
All joking apart, at this time’s dads appear to be just about on level with what their youngsters want, the place they must be, the way to change a diaper, and what to make for lunches. Those we talked to are completely okay with getting the children out the door within the morning earlier than work, and super-okay with mother taking an evening out to go cling with mates or go for a run.
Our podcast dads aren’t any totally different. On this episode, we chatted with 5 millennial dads about working, parenting, and what’s modified about fatherhood since they have been youngsters.
The most effective half? They wholeheartedly acknowledge “the psychological load” – mother’s tendency to be the gatekeeper of the whole lot that entails the children and overloads their (or, OUR…sure, responsible) brains within the course of. These dads need us mothers to share the exhausting half. We mothers simply must be prepared to share, and prepared to belief that dad’s received it.
This podcast is a incredible dialog that includes 5 dads in very totally different parenting phases – from father of a three-month outdated, to father of two elementary faculty age youngsters. We hope you’ll take a pay attention, relate, and share within the pleasure of “embracing the poop.” (You’ll perceive once you hearken to it!)
Episode 16: Speaking Fatherhood with Millennial Dads
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I’m Naoko, graduate of the two-under-two membership and producer of The Work-Life Equation podcast sequence. I’m consistently looking for the proper steadiness level between work, life, parenting, friendships, and taking part in sports activities. I’m not a great sleeper, by no means was, and now will NEVER BE however I’m so in love with my extremely fierce duo!
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