Before the 1960s it was uncommon for mothers to work and practically unheard of for them to make more money than their husbands. Today, 80 percent of mothers have jobs and one third of wives make more money than their husbands. Some men are not cheered by this turn of events.But former Monitor Radio producer Jill Strauss found a papa at peace with his decision to mind the kids while his wife toils at the office. This upbeat story includes scenes with Michael's young children and an interview conducted on a bicycle built for two.
Consider airing this soft feature as more data unfolds about men's changing roles in American society, as an example of a contented stay-at-home parent or as an uplifting story for Father's Day.