All hands on deck!Today was truly a momentous day. Von Bebe's first afternoon at daycare went... pretty well. My wife was on her way to pick up the child when I got a call from the provider suggesting she has had enough for one day and really misses her parents. I am assuming this will get easier but I am really glad we decided on a couple weeks of half days before separating VB from her parents for more than 4 hours at a time.
We are assured by other parents that extensive crying is mandatory for the first few days. Hopefully, this does not make us asses. I can't imagine that wanting to be home with your child as much as possible makes one an ass, but I can definitely see the advantage of starting daycare earlier when awareness hasn't fully developed, yet. Whatever, I'm still glad to have had as much time at home as I have had this summer.
How else could I get this quintessential laundry basket shot.
I'd like to take a quick second to point out a couple of links I've added to the right. These are great resources for dads who don't want to feel like a complete schmuck. Thankfully, there is a lot of great advice and information to be had that is better than the usual "you should volunteer to do the vacuuming once in a while" crap that is found in most books. I find it appalling that fathers still need to be told this.
And if you're a father who is offended by the prospect of actually doing some housework, you're probably not reading this... and you might be an ass.