In 2002, Jeff Davis’s team at a well-known multinational corporation was doing well, and he had a choice: work at his dream job in Manhattan, or stay home and raise his 6-month-old daughter and 2-year-old son. He decided to stay home.
Joe Gumina worked in the school district as a special education inclusion assistant, helping middle school students one-on-one, before he became a stay-at-home dad. He and his wife knew that once they had kids they would want someone to be home. Gumina’s job, while fulfilling, paid little. In the end, the pair decided it made financial sense for him to stay home.
We wanted to find out from Jeff and Joe their thoughts on being a SAHD, and what it means to them. Click through for their answers.