Jump to content
The good times
2 replies to this topic
Posted 12 February 2013 - 06:17 PM
The dad zone seems to be the quietest part of these forums so I'm going to attempt to give it some life. So what cool thing did you do with your kid(s) today?
I took DS2 out shopping solo for the first time today. He's coming up 6 weeks so I strapped on the carrier and hit the mall. Not that we did a lot while there, browse through EBs and JBs, grab some food for dinner, but it's something I've been doing with DS1 since birth and I was glad to go out with new guy.
With DS1 I got to lay on the bed and watch a movie with him. He's only 14mths so most of time he was playing around and ignoring the movie but it was fun anyway.
Shame tomorrow is a work day
Posted 12 February 2013 - 08:20 PM
Nice work on the baby wearing front, good to see a Dad doing that
I was working today, so not much kid time. My 2yr and I actually got some good play time this evening, which is unusual, normally the 4yr old wants the attention
Tomorrow will be interesting, I'm skiving a day off to participate in a study on traumatic births, but from the father's point of view. See how many tissues I can get through!
6wks and 14 moths aye? That's a close gap. My brother and I have that gap
Posted 17 February 2013 - 07:42 PM
Yeah that'll teach us for jumping back in the saddle too quick On the plus side we hadn't given away any of DS1's clothes yet so we get to use em all over again.
How many tissues?
Haven't had much time to really do anything with the kids this week. Working, cooking, bathing the brats, zzzzzzzzz. Got to take DS1 to a swimming lesson but it was cut short when someone spotted a floater and we all had to abandon the pool....apparently its a fairly common occurrence
Fingers cross for a better time this week.
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
At times, I feel pretty worthless. In those moments, all I want to do is curl up into a ball and hide in the dark. I can try to quiet my mind, but it won?t shut up.
An Italian woman has been told the twins she is three months pregnant with are not hers.
My husband and I mutually decided that we didn?t want to know our baby's sex before the birth, but his mother couldn't handle that.
In my opinion, the first three months after the birth are the most intense. Here's what got me through that time after welcoming my baby.
Weaning your child off the dummy can be a traumatic experience for both of you. Here are some tips to help you through.
Two women share their stories of longing for a baby so much that they each decided not to wait for a partner before becoming a mum.
An Australian study has uncovered information which could lead to a better understanding of why babies die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Photographer, self-professed "crazy dog lady" and mum Grace Chon takes photos of rescue dog Zoey and her 10-month-old son Jasper together. The results are just too cute. See more on Instagram @thegracechon.
We tried the Mountain Buggy nano and give it an enthusiastic thumbs up. As the ultimate travel stroller, it's practical, has great features, and looks fab, too.
Daly Thomas and her two young sons were walking home from church on Tuesday afternoon. Her youngest son never made it.
Don?t adjust your screen: this bright beauty is coming to you in full colour.
If this is your little one?s first Easter you might want to mark the occasion with something a little extra special. Here are 10 Easter gift ideas, which won't harm little teeth.
Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.
Top 5 Articles
Check out the good looking new release of the Vibe 3 and the Verve 4-wheeler inline strollers. To celebrate their release, we have a Vibe with double kit to give away.
From birth to one year and beyond, read about baby sleep, soothing techniques, routines, and sleep school experiences.
Although I?m jumping out of my skin to take my child-free holiday, I?m dreading the goodbye. But I?m determined to make the most of it without tarnishing it with guilt or sadness about leaving the kids.
Parents of children who suffer from eczema will know only too well the scratching that occurs around the clock. A new clothing range aims to help make everyone more comfortable.
What is it that shapes our opinions on what?s an 'appropriate' age for our children to get their ears pierced? Parents share their views on how young is too young when it comes to piercing.
Looking after grandchildren can help grandmothers ward off brain disease - but it's also possible to get too much of a good thing, researchers say.
After two water births at home, I was determined to give birth to my son the same way. I just hoped this birth would be quicker than my last two.
If you?re confused by food labels, you?re not alone. Next time you?re shopping for food, look out for these seven common labelling tricks.
Free Printable Activities
Free printable acitivity pages like colouring in, cutting, word finders, mazes, maths activities and puzzles.