... Or parenthood from the male perspective.

... Or parenthood from the male perspective.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

12 Weeks 2 days old


We always joke around about what our mutant powers would be.  Useful things like being able to talk to Salmonella so I know how long to cook my food. (get it?  When my food stops talking to me, it’s done because the Salmonella is dead!)
   But now I have discovered that as a new father I really do have powers!  And they are awesome.  Here they are:

-Can go long periods without bathing.
-High pain threshold on the ends of my arm hair follicles
-Become adept at using one hand for almost everything while holding a baby
-Decreased testosterone levels. (For real!  This actually happens!)  I guess it makes us    less aggressive or something and therefore more nurturing. 
-Able to wake up instantly at all hours of the night.

With this great power comes great responsibility.  Unfortunately, it also has a weakness.  That would be my daughter who can melt my heart in an instant with a smile.  As seen about 2/3 of the way through this video of Von Bebe waking up in the morning.  Literally, I took this first thing yesterday morning.  This is how she wakes almost every single day.  Enjoy.
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3 comments:

  1. ...been meaning to speak to you about that first super power.

    Very cute video. How can we all start our day like that?

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  2. That was BW BTW posting that

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  3. Yeah, my wife's not too thrilled about the whole not bathing thing. I didn't say it's a super power for other people. Just me.
    Von Bebe doesn't seem to mind so far.

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