Bedroom and nursery designs you’ll both love

So, you’ve had that all-important first scan and finally allowed yourself to think about your new baby’s room; but where on earth do you start? Planning a nursery can be a daunting task, particularly for new parents-to-be. Well, there’s no need to panic – have a cup of (decaf) tea and read these handy hints… Divine designs It’s important to keep your baby’s nursery as simple and practical as possible, ensuring overwhelming patterns and dizzy designs are kept to a minimum. Colorful Read more [...]

10 Reasons Being a Dad Sucks

In honor of Father’s Day we thought we’d share with you some things that most family bloggers won’t tell you about: the gross, boring and just plain yucky parts of being a dad. Diaper Dooty – First off, changing diapers. I mean, really? You are wiping poop off some other person’s butt! It is bad enough having to wipe your own rear end and now you are stuck wiping some kid’s behind for the next year or more. Ew. Just… Shudder. Not only that but it isn’t like they sit on the toilet Read more [...]

Why Parenting Is Metal

A woman is impregnated and for 9 months a parasite feeds on her energy until she pushes it from her body through her vagina in an unholy ceremony of blood and screaming. For 18 years this parasite grows in power and knowledge until it is unleashed to recreate the world in it's own image. The previous generation is left to die in it's own failures while the parasite, now it's own fully grown human being, finishes them off by impregnating yet another woman and teaching the small being the ways Read more [...]

Funny Dad Photos

Daddy Dazed loves the photos of daddy Dave Engledow who has spent the past few years creating hilarious photos of him and his daughter Alice Bee. Engledow started out taking the photos as a way of dealing with his emotions of becoming a new dad. "When I first started, the idea was that I just kind of wanted to make fun of myself because I was feeling incredibly exhausted and sleep-deprived," he says, "so I wanted to capture just how clueless and sleepy I felt." Engledow has now compiled Read more [...]

The cutest boy ever?

My Dad’s Strange Sense of Humor

A daughter reminisces about her dad. My dad was not your typical dad; he had a strange sense of humor that sometimes bordered on terrifying. I do not think he truly meant to traumatize us as kids but sometimes I am not sure. One of his favorite things to do was to take us in a dark room and tell us about the Boogie Man. You would think after one time we would not go back for more but somehow he always managed to get us to come back again and again. Mom would of course try and reassure us that Read more [...]

Things We Took For Granted as Children that Are Appalling Today

It's amazing just how different life can be from one generation to the next. There are things I did as a child that I would have a mild stroke over if I saw my children doing them. Then again, there are things we did that are now illegal as humanity tries it's hardest to make sure everyone is safe and secure. It's an evolving world we live in, but what is it evolving into? Riding in the Back - Remember when it was OK to sit in the bed of the truck when driving across town? I remember leaning Read more [...]

My 2 year old has discovered his penis

Daddy Dazed loves this post from  dad street I can remember the first thing I said outloud as the Dr. pulled Jake from my wife the day he was born. BALLS! I was so excited to have a son! I would have bet anything we were going to have a second girl. From that moment on it’s been such an amazing experience watching him throughout the last two and a half years of his precious life. Watching him grow and seeing the differences between his personality and his big sister (who’s only 16 months Read more [...]

Soldier dad

Daddy Dazed loves this amazing soldier dad. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js#xfbml=1"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk')); Post by Weird world. Read more [...]

A Father’s Baby Blues

It's not just women who get the baby blues, men can get them too. A canadian study found that 10% of expectant fathers or men that have recently become fathers, experience post-natal depression and that as many as 40% of  new fathers feel depressed during the three to six months phase after the birth of their child. Nick Duerden author of The Reluctant Fathers' Club gives us his own experience. It was a little before eight o'clock on Christmas Eve night, 2005, when my daughter finally saw Read more [...]