I was clueless when I first became a dad. My childcare experience consisted of knowing that dropping a baby is bad and how to make peanut butter & jelly sandwiches. The first diaper I ever changed was Mr. Dude’s on the day he was born. I’d “watched” my nephews once or twice, but never for over an hour and always with the assistance of a television.
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My wife and I got married young. I worked at a grocery store and she at a fast food restaurant back then. We were happy, but didn’t have much. The household items we owned were basic and mostly got the job done. That was almost ten years ago. We’ve not been pleased with any of the vacuums we’ve used over the last several years. That is until we got the new Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal + Allergy.
I remember watching my son sleep when he was a newborn. Those moments were precious and often happened only in the afternoon in the early days of my fatherhood. Those sleepless nights were full of frustration, exhaustion and time that seemed to slow to a crawl. In a way and for some odd reason I miss it a little.
I love television and the access to laughs, tears and hope for the future that it gives me. Netflix builds on the awesomeness of TV and lets me take it whenever and pretty much wherever I want. Highlighted below you’ll see some of the shows on Netflix that I just can’t get enough of right now. What ones do you like most?
It is almost the end of January 2015 and I thought it would be appropriate to highlight some of the gear I’m using to help make my everyday life with a toddler better. These items are some of my favorite things since sliced bread. Seriously, each of these items make being a parent easier in their own way. Check out these six items and let me know if you’ve tried any of them yourself.
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