Dads Are Doing It Right!

I am better at loading the dishwasher than my wife. I can fit more stuff in and I put specific dishes in specific places in order to maximize the space and fit as much in there as possible. I admit here and now that I often partially unload it at night so that I can load it how I want to do it. … Continue reading

The Case for Parental Leave

Today is the end, the last day, my final chance. I did not do it all. I have not achieved everything I hoped to do. I tried. I had specific goals that I wanted to accomplish during my time, but I had more goals than time and there were forces that conspired against me. … Continue reading

Yesterday I Went Back to Work…

In Canada we parents have the benefit of maternity and parental leaves. Our jobs are protected by law while we are on leave and we can collect income through Employment Insurance during our leaves.  A mother who has given birth can use maternity leave and parental leave for a total of 52 weeks. … Continue reading