Media Take Out, owner Fred Mwangaguhunga, a former corporate lawyer, who is a dad of triplets. CBS News did a Father’s Day special on Fred, who hails from DC. He talked balancing fatherhood and shared a few insights on their site.

He says it’s all about balance. Fred attributes his success in balancing the two to the time and people management skills he’s developed as an entrepreneur as well as on Wall Street. Some tips he offers for other working and stay-at-home dads are:


  • Make sure to create boundaries:
  • “You need to balance work and family.”  

  • Try to make sure your work day ends:
  • “I make sure that my work day ends at 7 p.m., so I can come home and help with feedings and bathing.”

  • Try to work from home:
  • “Nowadays this is more possible with instant messenger and video chat. You can also break for lunch and spend that time with your family.”  

  • Try to save one hour in the day for me:
  • “Whether it’s going to the gym, taking a walk or hanging out with friends, it will allow you to decompress.”  

  • Try and not take a short-term look on things:
  • “If I miss a meeting I don’t beat myself up too much. I try to have a long-term look on things.”

Check out the whole story here.

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