Happy Father’s Day!

Switching Roles

The man’s name is Rommel. Rommel’s routine everyday included dropping and picking up 3 kids in school, and running errands, making the house tidy, preparing meals, doing the laundry  in between. His wife is a successful nurse practitioner who works full time in a large New York hospital and serves as consultant in several other healthcare facilities. She leaves at 7 am and goes home past 8 every night. After she parks the car in the house garage, the exhausted and work-weary wife turns to the TV until she falls asleep. Rommel, who just took out the dishes from the rack, then makes sure the children are ready for bed. With the children in slumber, he can then prepare the things he need to survive the following day before he goes to bed.

This is Rommel’s life. There are more husbands like him today. They are slowly redefining the word ‘father’. Roles are being switched by occupational demands and requirements, but fathers will always be fathers in our hearts.

Happy Father’s Day!

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