A Year in The Life of A Stay-At-Home Dad
Here’s an interesting account from Dr Chris Elliot, a Consultant Paediatrician from Sydney.
The first thing I learned is that paediatric medical training did not prepare me very well for parenting. Even though I’ve worked 12, 24, and even 48-hour shifts in paediatric units, as a doctor I only spend short periods of time with each child, always to achieve a task and with a parent present. Spending all day alone with my son had frequent moments of pure joy, but somewhat to my surprise there were long periods when there were no tantrums or disasters and it was, dare I say it, a little boring.
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