Is there someone close by (a friend, relative, or someone in the neighborhood that you trust) that could take them for him sometimes? I know when I have had to job hunt in the past I did a lot of it online. I would look for jobs online on various sites, and most of them have you send your resume via email (sometimes fax). I sent tons of resumes out from home. I also took one day that I took my kids to a daycare for the day and I spent that day going around to architects (since that is the field I am in) handing out my resume and talking to people when I could. Other than that one day I only needed babysitters for times when I was called in for interviews, so as long as you could find someone to watch them then maybe that would work out?
Also, I've noticed that my kids cause me less stress when they have something to do. On days that he is home with them all day maybe it would help him to make a schedule. Find things they would like to do and get them involved in something to keep them entertained, or take them to the park or just play outside in the yard. It may take more work to plan in the beginning, but will likely make the days go by quicker and less stressful.
I hope you find something that works for you to help your situation. I know how hard it can be to not have the extra income and even the smallest little thing can add stress to your day. Good luck!
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