JOSÉ LUIS VILLEGAS/jvillegas@sacbee.com

George Nied, a 63-year-old stay-at-home dad, watches his son Jack, 6, and daughter Jenna, 5, at the family's North Natomas home. Caring for the kids "stops me from doing other activities," he says. "But I … realized there's really nothing I'd rather do than be with these kids."

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