First day of school
Now, I'm thrust into the new school year, reshuffling child care and the daily routine, just like most working parents. At school this morning, I waited with my youngest outside his new kindergarten class. I was struck by how many dads were there, disrupting their morning work routines and reshuffling their schedules. I even saw a few dads fighting to hold back a tear when the teacher made us kiss our little ones good bye and hit the road. For anyone who thinks that work/life balance only applies to women, I challenge them to visit a school to see how many dads participate in the morning routines and appreciate flexibility in their start times.
Here's to a new school year and a change for many of us in our work-and-child-care setups!