The Importance of Paid Leave for Both Moms AND Dads | Congressman Jimmy Gomez
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Kevin welcomes new dad and California Congressman Jimmy Gomez to address some common misconceptions surrounding new parents, and how Jimmy balances his busy career with his new role as a parent to his son Hodge. They also discuss ways to build  an equitable relationship with your parenting partner, the critical importance of embracing active fatherhood, and the fight for paid parental leave for both moms and dads...


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