Most men detest the notion that they are "babysitting" during their solo parenting stints, but many are uncertain about what exactly their role is and should be during these times.
Part of the "Working with Fathers: Methods and Perspectives" column published by Family Information Services (Minneapolis, MN) and here published with their generous permission.
Palm, Glen F., "Working with Fathers...Home Alone Dads" (1995). Child and Family Studies Faculty Publications. 12.