5 Things You Should Know: When Mom's the Breadwinner


Child Care

Just because mom's the breadwinner doesn't mean that dad is the default primary caregiver for the kids. Many dads these days work from home full-time. For some stay-at-home dads (SAHDs), daycare or sharing responsibilities with a grandparent might still be a better option.

Some stay-at-home dads (SAHDs) really get into the primary caregiver role - for them, it's just a way of life. Plus, there are many resources these days for SAHDs, including at-home-dad newsletters, mailing lists, bulletin boards, chat rooms, support groups, and even an SAHD convention.