Todd Golding sits surrounded by his family — his wife Theresa (from left), sons Alex, 14, and Thomas, 15, and daughter Taylor, 21. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Mike Burton helps his son Jacob, 9, with his bicycle chain at their Winchester home. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Jeff Fowler plays a board game with his sons Henry, 9 (left), and James, 7. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Stay-at-home father Mike Burton sits with his sons Gregg, 13, and Jacob, 9, on the front porch of their Winchester home. Mike and his wife Elizabeth “decided I would stay home, and we would see how it goes. Here we are, 13 years later,” he said with a smile. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Todd Golding and his son Alex, 14, play a family game of cornhole. “I used to come home from work, and she would tell me everything she did and my reply was, ‘That doesn’t sound that bad,’” he said. “Then I did it, and I realized I knew now why she was tired.” (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Jeff Fowler and his sons James, 7, and Henry, 9, enjoy the view from the front porch of their home. “For us it was better to have the dad home, as opposed to working out other options,” Jeff said. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
Jeff Fowler is living his dream job — with no pay, long hours and a sometimes demanding workload.
Being a stay-at-home father for the past seven years has been more satisfying than the...