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Making big flip relationships work

Kassandra Bibas, a marriage and family therapist who specializes in female breadwinner relationships, shares her ...

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Guardian Dads & Superhero Mamas—best of Instagram

The world may whirl around them, but dads and moms keep our spirits up! Here are 7 fav social media pix from the last couple of weeks ...

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Expanding the Language of Love for Big Flip Moms

A mom told me this story last Mother's Day.  As the breadwinner with a demanding job, she often is faced with the hard decision ...

Conversation with Breadwinner Wives

We hosted this breadwinner wives' luncheon in Seattle while recruiting for the documentary. While much of the footage didn't make it into the rough cut, there are so many good moments of conversation that we had to ...

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DADS ROCK, WORKING MOMS TOO! Fav social media moments of the week

Our finds last week in our hunt for pix & tweets of dads absolutely rocking their roles. As a lucky strike extra, we found some rare sweet pix of working moms too! CUTEST BATH-TIME This self-described “bearded, inked, hairy-chested” dad is not too tough to show his love. “So much love ...

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DADS ARE AWESOME! Fav pix and tweets of the week

Dads care, dads love, dads parent. Here are our fav pix and tweets from dads last week that prove just that. MOST KICK-ASS A brave encounter with Lord Vader from Dads with Attitude! __________________________________ MOST UNAPOLOGETIC Adorable pic from Adrian Kulp of Dad or ...

At Home Dads Tell All!

Four stay-at-home dads talk frankly about the rewards and challenges of being in charge of home and kids. At-Home Dads Tell All! from Izzy Chan on Vimeo. Had fun going back in time to check out this at-home dads' luncheon we hosted while recruiting for the documentary. While much of the ...

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BIG FLIP DADS CAN! Fav pics & tweets of the week

We’re always scouting for pix & tweets from at-home dads that demonstrate at-home dads are awesome carers with their own unique way of parenting. Here’s a spotlight on our top finds last week. MOST TENDER From the eyes of Austin Eich, loving at-home dad to 3 little girls (and Red Sox ...

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Designing for the Stay-At-Home Dad: New Products and Services for Modern Families

MODERN FAMILIES AND THE BIG FLIP - HOUSEWORK We’ve come across many interesting statistics working on The Big Flip. If men do more housework, does it really lead them to have less sex? Statistics show men are more involved in the home than ever before, contributing nearly three times more to ...

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Perspectives: FORMER STAY-AT-HOME DAD TALKS

Not all marriages survive when husbands and wives flip traditional roles.  In our next few posts, a few big flip divorcées have generously agreed to share their story.  From first love to marriage to breakup to life afterward—their stories will help us understand the challenges big flip couples ...

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Perspectives: ADVICE FROM THE DIVORCE MEDIATORS

Thank you for taking the time to chat with me today about your perspective on the Big Flip. Have you seen a change in the number of “big flip” clients over the years? Ken: I’d imagine so, only because more people are getting divorced, so we’re seeing more clients. Donna: Yeah, we’re seeing ...

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Perspectives: BEHIND THE BIG FLIP

You’ve predicted that women will flip the income gap by 2028—that's an exciting, and bold statement!  What is that based on? We built a comprehensive database of income by gender.  The correlation between education and income is almost perfect—the more education you have, the more money ...

Love Letter from The Big Flip Crew

Straight from the filmmakers' mouth—why we're making The Big Flip, and how our Kickstarter funds will be used.   We finished production of the film in 2013, and have completed a good portion of editing so far in 2014.  We’re currently raising funds to help us complete the final ...

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SOMETIMES ALL WE NEED IS LOVE

Gianina and Chris got married on a dare. And then, they fell in love. Not every big flip couple came into their arrangement by choice. Sometimes, it’s just the vagaries of life. Chris and Gianina show us how—with their love, and the love of family and friends—they are overcoming the curve balls ...

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MODERN BABY CARRIER FOR MODERN MOMS & DADS

A Design Thought Piece for The Big Flip by Jessica Gates THE EVOLUTION OF PARENTING  Working with The Big Flip team, it has been eye-opening to be on the front lines of a major cultural shift. More dads are staying home with the kids as moms take on the role of primary breadwinner. Although the ...