Clayton Thompson

Clayton Thompson puts ink to paper in the great North Woods of Maine, where he derives great satisfaction from being a part-time stay-at-home dad.

Stories By Clayton Thompson

The Soul-Crushing Reality of the Stay-at-Home Dad

When I resigned from my job to care for our son, I fancied myself the perfect father. One year later, I’m an isolated, energy-sapped, and diaper-dodging mess.