My first born bailed out a few weeks early, two days before the date set for my wife’s baby shower. That sort of created a scheduling conflict, especially since wife and baby had to stay in the hospital for three days. So, as a result, our daughter was present at the re-scheduled shower. We got a great card from one of our friends; it said, ‘So you have a baby now? How do you like your new boss?’ Truer words have never been printed on a greeting card.
Having this demanding little person suddenly taking over your life can be daunting for new dads. It can even be daunting to dads who already have children, since we tend to forget a lot of the newborn stuff in the interim between births. So, how about a quick Dad refresher course? Read more
As I explained in a previous post, diapering is a dad responsibility, like it or not. Since you need to get good at it, here are some practical tips to keep this dirty duty as clean and simple as possible. Read more
All right, dads, you haven’t earned your father stripes until you’ve gotten in the trenches and gotten dirty. Yeah, I mean really dirty.
No! You say.
Yes, say I. You’re not officially in the dad club until you’ve changed your fair share of diapers. Sorry, it’s a dirty job, but someone’s gotta do it—and no, that someone isn’t always your wife. Read more
Yes life turns upside down a little with children, and things are not what they used to be. But it’s not all bad.
Here are the Top Ten Lifestyle Changes I’ve Noticed Since Becoming a Father Read more
Cloth diapers are making a comeback! Parents are saying yes to reusable diapers and finding the washing routine a breeze! Cloth Reusable Diapers are increasingly becoming a household fixture for new families these days. Parents are more conscious of their choices for their children, more mindful of their spending habits and more aware of how their choices affect the environment. When looking at diapering options for their baby, parents are looking to cloth and here is why. Read more