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Families, Pt. IV: Stay-at-Home Dads

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Families, Pt. IV: Stay-at-Home Dads

Families, Pt. IV: Stay-at-Home Dads

Families, Pt. IV: Stay-at-Home Dads

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He worries about runny noses and skinned knees. She's the family bread winner and watches the family's stock portfolio. What happens when dad stays home and mom works an 80-hour week? Is it simply role reversal or the new shape of the American family?

Guest:

Bruce Stockler
*Author, I Sleep at Red Lights: A True Story of Life After Triplets (St. Martins Press, 2003)
*Freelance writer and former joke writer for Jay Leno

Dan Mulhern
*Husband of Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm
*Organized two First Man's Forums in Michigan focusing on issues of stay-at-home dads

Natasha Cabrera
*Assistant professor of human development at the College of Education at the University of Maryland in College Park