When Jessi Cruickshank's twins were eight-weeks-old she had to return to work—so her husband became a stay-at-home dad.
Every dad should take a paternity leave—the month I took with each of my kids made me not only a better parent but also a better husband.
The idea would be similar to the paternity leave policy in Quebec—new fathers receive up to five weeks of paid leave that covers 70 percent of their income.
Jordan Press, The Canadian Press
Did it take your partner a long time to get to the hospital for your baby's birth? Yeah, he's got nothing on this guy's story—though this new dad had a good excuse!
Justin Trudeau's plan to extend mat leave to 18 months is great news for some parents. But once you do the math, it isn't the best choice for many families.