Well folks, a long time and no post.
My son is 8 weeks old today – 2 months on the seventeenth of November.
I just can’t believe how quick he has grown, how quick he is changing, and so many other little things. It is just amazing to watch him grow. He’s already outgrown some of his clothes and he is moving up into the number 2 diapers. Growing so fast.
I have been wondering if any parents reading this have kids that were as babies, so fascinated with lights and fans. My son could lay on his back for hours and just stare at this one light. He can go from being really excited to calm in an instant once he is on the changing pad staring at the light, and it doesn’t even have to be on. I have even found him trying to talk to it. Not sure what he is saying, but it is awfully cute to witness.
In other news, TV related:
Has anyone caught an episode of See Dad Run? It is such a great family show. I can’t believe after all these years Scott Baio still has it.
Here’s an episode to watch:
My wife and I started out just recording the show weekly and then we decided just to record the whole season. We really hate to miss it.
Another show catching my eye that has some family issues going on with it this season is The Walking Dead. Granted, this is by no means family oriented and it shouldn’t be. I am surprised that they allow some of the violence they allow. It’s cable, I know, but it isn’t HBO or Showtime.
Anyway, this year they have introduced a baby into one of the groups and it is going to be interesting to see how they handle this child from week to week. My wife and I found it funny that they gave this newborn (less than a week old) a gigantic bottle of formula. Kids that age have tiny tummies so they don’t require as much to eat at one time until later on in life. It’s funny to me how they get so many things right on this show, but skip over a few obvious little things. Maybe a lot of parents don’t watch this show so the writers don’t think about minor things like this.
In baby news:
I honestly don’t know how to talk about baby wipes, but I have a little knowledge on some brands that have worked for me, as a dad, and I thought I would pass it along.
Wipes that don’t work -Pampers. They are very dry and they don’t absorb anything. You spend most of the time cleaning and re-cleaning because of them. If you get them at baby showers use them, but don’t buy any on your own.
Wipes that somewhat work – Parent’s Choice. They come in their own little containers which is very nice, but it is hard to start them when you open a new pack. Word to the wise, pull out a couple of wipes before you open the diaper and set them to the side for use once the diaper is off. They work well for clean-up, but it is a pain to work with the container.
Wipes that work the best so far – Huggies. Not only do they make great diapers, but wipes as well. I would highly recommend these. Very absorbent and you don’t need as many for clean up.
For dad’s about to have babies. A good way to wipe is to clean off the outside area. Then clean off the genital area (if you have a son, haven’t changed a girl yet). Then clean inside the butt. That should do it.
F.Y.I. : It is up to you to determine how many wipes to use. 2-3 is the number for me.
I guess that’s about it.