It's the dream of every dad to have his cake and eat it to (no, I'm not talking about having a fling with your secretary). But new dads face a difficult dilemma when attempting to balance both their family life and career. And, since you can't be two places at once, there are trade-offs for every first-time father to consider while trying to provide the best life for his child, and its a balancing act most find very difficult to maintain.
If you're feeling the pain of this parenting/professional advancement predicament, take comfort, you are not alone. Here's what a thousand other guys (well, mostly professionals working for Fortune 500 companies) have to say about it:
Article from Boston College
The NEW DAD: 2011 Study
If you are feeling the pressure as your parental and professional responsibilities collide, don't suffer alone. Here are some strategies to cope with first-time father stress:
"The Working Father," by: Richard Harvey
Wishing New Dad's everywhere a happy (and healthy) Father's Day!
- FODDER 4 FATHERS