Just a few short months ago, it all looked so promising. In a very high-profile move, a powerful group of MPs had called for radical workplace reform following a review of working practices and how they impact on fathers.
Stay at home dad / work at home dad
These articles are based on several year’s experience of life as a stay at home dad (SAHD) and latterly, work from home dad (WAHD). Find out what you need to consider if you want to become a stay at home dad, what you can expect and challenges you are likely to face.
I’ve written a huge amount about shared parental leave over the years. I had long planned to ask someone to write something for me about their experience of taking the leave. As luck would have it, I was contacted out of the blue by Hamish Reid who works for Accenture.
Hamish is about to go on shared parental leave for the second time. He wrote the article below in which he admits he had concerns about the impact on his career, goes on to say that being a stay at home dad for five months was very demanding but says attitudes to SPL are changing for the better. Here’s what he had to say.
What do you think dads really want for Father’s Day? If you thought a ticket to a football match, socks or ‘World’s Greatest Dad’ mug then it might be a good idea to think again.
This is a public service announcement. I want to let you know about a new series I am about to launch on Dadbloguk looking at work life balance.