Today’s episode of the #40Days40Dads project features fresh father Joe, who is the dad of a 5.5-month-old daughter.
What was the moment when you first felt like a father?
When I saw the first ultrasound.
What’s your favorite part about being a father?
Getting to show my girl things she’s never seen before…and the smiles.
What’s the hardest part about being a father?
The fussiness and crying…and not knowing how to fix it quickly.
What’s the dumbest/funniest thing that your kid has cried about or fought with you over?
She is too young to have a good answer here.
What are you most proud of having taught/shared with your kids or what are you most looking forward to teaching/sharing with them?
How to poop on her own…what a timesaver.
What’s your favorite thing about your kids?
The smiles and giggling.
If you could go back in time and give yourself a piece of advice when you first became a father, what would you say?
Don’t get too stressed out…don’t worry about things outside your control.
Any other comments to share on fatherhood?
As an older father I never thought it would be this magical to be a dad. Can’t beat it!
If you’re a father or you know a father who would like to share his story, send him to this link to answer the questions. Stay tuned for another dad’s crib notes tomorrow!