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

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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