October 22, 2012Making the Role-Reversals Work
I've been meaning to write to you in celebration of my incredible husband. Truthfully, I needed a moment to brag on him and thought you'd appreciate it better than most. We've been married for 7 years and have 2 wonderful young children. We had juggled our schedules so that while we both worked, one of us was always home with the children. Then I was offered a big promotion that also required a move. I wasn't sure what to do.
My incredible husband told me he'd been wanting to go back to school online and get his degree. My salary increase would be able to carry us and he'd also be home with the kids full-time. I accepted the position and love the new job. But, truthfully, I still wasn't quite certain how to handle all of it with the role-reversal.
Then some things really started to change. He showed me true love and swims through shark-infested waters for me. When I get home from work, I get to spend time with the kids. After dinner and bedtime, he draws me a bath and sets me up with a glass of wine and a good book. He's also homeschooling the children each day. While my mother-in-law thinks they should be in preschool, I keep singing his praises. They're learning so much with Daddy.
I'm truly blessed to have such an amazing husband! He's supportive and encouraging. He's a wonderful father and he makes me feel so special at the end of every day.
Posted by Staff at 1:08 PM