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Stay at home dads ?

Post by SAHD » Mon, 11 Feb 2008 10:09 pm

Hi, I recently quit my job and I am looking after our 10 month old daughter and was wondering if there are other Stay-At-Home-Dads who meet from time to time here in Singapore like the SAHMs would do ? Thanks for your feedback. :)

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Post by durain » Tue, 12 Feb 2008 2:19 am

EXCELLENT IDEA! we can talk about nappies, different types of poo when drinking breastmilk or formula milk, baby food, pushchair, etc. the list is endless!!!

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Post by seasider » Tue, 12 Feb 2008 8:20 am

There is or was a group of househusbands that formed a little club - I remember reading about them on expatsingapore some years ago.

I think they liked to discuss the relative merits of various brands of nappies whilst sitting outside Brewerkz. ;)

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Post by Bafana » Tue, 12 Feb 2008 9:13 am

I am a part time House Husband right now doing the afternoon shift while the missus goes to Study. If your in Geylang area maybe we can meet up as have a 9 month old daughter.
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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 12 Feb 2008 9:30 am

Very close seasider, ANZA has a "Secret Men's Business" Club that apparently gathers at Brewerkzl. :) At least according to their website.

http://www.anza.org.sg/activities/?sec=238&ssec=779

From an old thread appended below ANZA apparently had one a while back but it's not reflected on their site per se, although the club above may well be one and the same as it meets from noon to five. A phone call or email could sort that out I suspect.

Here are a few threads for people looking for same. Maybe they are still around. I know skye is, also Thaiclan (though her husband is probably working now). Maybe more still here.

http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/ftopic39748.html

http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/su ... dad#255317

http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/su ... dad#286208
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Post by thesicks13 » Tue, 12 Feb 2008 9:41 am

I am also at home looking after our 21 month old daughter. Have been thinking about going down to the ANZA meet up, which are held monthly. perhaps we could arrange to meet there are a group? I warn you though, I have progressed to how best to potty train your kids having done the nappy talk! :wink:

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Post by cbavasi » Tue, 12 Feb 2008 10:41 am

potty training at 21 months? wow - maybe you should let moms come! :lol: (took me 3 years with my son)

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Post by seasider » Tue, 12 Feb 2008 3:04 pm

That's the one!

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Post by familyof5 » Fri, 15 Feb 2008 8:43 am

http://www.expatlivingsingapore.com/Loewen.html
Loewen Gardens is a place where:

You can pop in without having to be a member of a club or association
Mums can have a cup of coffee while children play freely on the swings and trampolines in a safe courtyard.
Expat Living offers monthly get-togethers for male trailing spouses (first Wednesday of every month at 10am at the Pantry).
Expat Living's coffee mornings every Thursday at 10am - all are welcome!
You can attend talks and demonstrations on specific subjects and a variety of products and services.
Teenage discos organised by EL Events.
Children's birthday parties organised by EL Events, or venue for private party hire.
Inexpensive, fun events, such as fish-and-chips nights, lamb on the spit and curry under the stars organised by EL Events.
Ideal venue for cocktail parties, anniversaries and celebrations

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Post by QRM » Thu, 28 Feb 2008 1:56 pm

I popped along to the loewen garden meet and have to say i was the only one with a small baby stuck to my t-shirt.

I think there needs to be a seperate classification of SAHD,

1. those with older kids at school, and they work from home with a bit of time to spare to put thier feet up and have a coofee.

2. those who have a small baby/toddler stuck to you full time, normally recoognised by being unshaven and covered in vomit.

I am in the second group. Times up have to change nappies

:D

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Post by JT Sleeps » Mon, 31 Mar 2008 6:44 pm

Hi All,

I am writing a story for a local women's magazine featuring stay-home dads based in Singapore at the moment and was wondering if any of you would be interested or wouldn't mind being featured.

Please contact me at [email protected].

Hope to hear from you soon!

Cheers,
Justina

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