Oct. 15, 2021

Fresh Take: Shannon Carpenter on Being a Stay-At-Home Dad

Shannon Carpenter is a stay-at-home dad and hilarious guy. His new book is THE ULTIMATE STAY-AT-HOME DAD: Your Essential Manual for Being an Awesome Full-Time Father, a manual on day-to-day parenting filled with actionable advice sourced from Carpenter’s own life and over 50 stay-at-home dads.


Shannon Carpenter has been a stay-at-home dad since 2008, and that on-the-job experience– plus his humor-writing background– makes him the perfect author to have written his new book: THE ULTIMATE STAY-AT-HOME DAD: Your Essential Manual for Being an Awesome Full-Time Father.

Shannon's book is a manual on day-to-day parenting filled with direct and actionable advice sourced from Carpenter’s own life and over 50 stay-at-home dads nationwide.

In this episode, we discuss

  • the inaccurate presumptions, both positive and negative, that the world makes about SAHDs
  • why SAHDs can have a harder time finding their tribe than moms do (and what to do about it)
  • how Shannon and his wife use regular meetings to clear the air and clarify expectations


Get The Ultimate Stay-At-Home Dad in our Bookshop store or wherever you buy books, and follow Shannon at shannoncarpenterauthor.com.

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