My husband is a stay at home dad going to school online and i work during the day. I call a couple times during the day to check on them and see what they are up to. It starts out with him doing his school work. It takes him maybe 45mins-1hr he can do it anytime and decided to wait until 2am to do it. So since he doesnt go to bed until late, they dont wake up until 1130-12. So by this time she has missed breakfast. Then she doesnt eat lunch until around 2. Then theyll play and watch cartoons but hes not teaching her anything or doing crafts or anything productive. Then i get home around 5 and they are napping. Also he doesnt clean or cook. He'll straighten up her toys but not cook, do dishes or actually clean. Ive talked to him several times about this and he argues that when i stayed at home i wasnt any better. I disagree. Im at my wits end with him and dont know what to do. I cant afford daycare since im only working.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 6:33 PM on Sep. 11, 2010 in Relationships
Answer by tryin2BGOOD at 6:39 PM on Sep. 11, 2010
Answer by sandi_361 at 6:40 PM on Sep. 11, 2010
It doesn't sound that bad to me compared to what other women say about their husbands, baby daddies, SOs, whatevers. Most women cook after work. Don't clean. Tell him you aren't doing it and you expect him to do it or figure out a way for it to get done (hire someone to do it, barter with someone, get his mom to do it, ect.). Eat very simple to fix food. We usually grill and it takes 15 min to grill meat and microwave some veggies. We live in Tucson now but we even grilled out on a gas grill in the winter in Indiana. Spagetti, tacos, & chili can all be made in 30 min or less. Put stuff in a crock pot before you leave for work. Stop calling during the day and let him do it on his own. My son is a SAHD and student. He does everything including taking my grandson to doctor's appointments and shopping. Men can do it.
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