OK, so I may be dating myself here.
Growing up, I loved Mr. Rogers. Although, I have to admit, the Neighborhood of Make Believe freaked me out.
I think what I loved about Mr. Rogers was his gentle attitude; and if you ask me what I remember most about the show, it would definitely be his “getting home” routine.
I loved his routine of changing from his work clothes into his “at home” duds. His transition each day marked the end of one part of his day and the beginning of the more relaxing, comfortable part.
There’s something inside our husband that craves that transition. Most men need some way to signal the end of work and the beginning of home — laying down for a little bit, reading a magazine, going to their “cave,” or yes, by changing into their favorite light blue cardigan.
Find a way to build that time into his day.