The Cost of Fatherhood for an American Stay-at-Home Dad in Sweden
Meghan Nesmith

American transplant to Iceland and it’s just as frictionless here. Our paternity leave is less generous than Sweden, 3 months each and another 3 months to split up as you see fit, but childcare is heavily subsidized, the cities safe enough to leave babies outside as you get your coffee, and the rest.

When looking at how different it is to have kids in the US, I honestly don’t know how anyone can afford it.

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