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My statistical stay at home dad summary!

Have had a rough two weeks to be honest and this post has been pending during that time, few domestic issues and a baby who has not slept well with her teeth and a cold/flu……..what is sleep?!? Anyway on we go……..

As I approach the end of my 16 weeks being a stay at home Dad to Sarah before becoming a working dad I thought I would capture some of the highlights in number form, feel free to click the links included which helped my reflection,

1 broken bone in hand (now healed but proved a challenge with an 8 month old http://wp.me/p5DoG8-1W )

16 weeks being a stay at home dad.

112 days away from work.

13 rhythm and rhyme classes (after much scepticism, http://wp.me/p5DoG8-a 2 missed at Christmas and 1 with broken hand, above)

1000 nappies changed (rough estimate, certainly felt like it!)

1/2 a stone gained in weight. (not sure how with the above output!)

4 new teeth for Sarah, ouch. (None for me)

Countless hours sleep lost (especially with above)

100 miles walked together (Sarah mostly slept whilst I pounded the beat)

2 Audiobooks listened to.

11 years worth waiting for to have a Christmas off work in retail.

1 car seat group moved up into.

Comical moments, countless, http://wp.me/p5DoG8-1Q

3 new words spoken (gaga, papa, mama) along with never ending mumbles

The time we had together to bond… PRICELESS!

1 little cheery face I will miss during the day

 

What  happens now with me going back to work full time,into a demanding role in quite a period of transition, no one knows. I want to keep my blogging journey around fatherhood going and that is what I will aspire to do,

 

Thanks for reading :)

P

 

4 Comments

  1. Tim

    Hope you’re able to keep going. When you write it down like that, it must make you realise how much you’ve done in the past 16 weeks. I guess it must be a bittersweet transition to know you’re going back to work?

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    1. Daddy1 (Post author)

      Thanks, It’s tough Tim, no doubt about it but writing it down makes it easier as I can reflect on our time bonding which I will never regret. The giddyness when I get home now is awesome..

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  2. Mommy's Little Princesses

    I’m sure Sarah enjoyed ever moment of having you at home with her, just as I’m sure you enjoy your time and making precious memories with her! I hope going back to work will be a smooth transition for you.xx

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    1. Daddy1 (Post author)

      Thanks, yeah it was a brilliant time and it’s only when I reflect back I realise how much we did together and how she grew, I’m sure as she continues to grow the tales and stories will continue into my blog which was a great tool to chronicle the journey. Thanks again..

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