“The (economic) downturn is forcing the man of the house to spend more time at home, altering roles everywhere from the laundry room to the child-care center.” This is the focus of the piece
How the recession is reshaping the American Family by Stephanie Hanes, Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor from the June 14, 2009 edition.
One of our NYC Dads Groups’ most charismatic & hilarious members was featured in this article: Frank Benavides. I am certainly not happy that a talented guy like Frank lost his job because his company eliminated his position. Consequently, it enabled me to meet a caring and like minded dad in Frank & a friend for my son in their cheerful little Elizabeth.
This well written article includes a lot of informational statistics & describes the shift in the American Family that many of us are a part of either by choice or as a result of the economic downturn.
*picture above of Frank & his daughter Elizabeth taken by The Christian Science Monitor from the June 14, 2009 edition