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Re-bonding with Dad

Hi all. My husband has recently come home from a five month deployment and although I regularly p...

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You must be so glad he is back, my hubby goes away a few times a year for a few days at a time and I miss him badly, I can't imagine...

Princess~Leia

kayden did number 2while dad bathing him!

oh gawd - it was the funniest thing! while dad was giving "master 6mnth old" a bath, he was sit...

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haha.... my baby pooed in the bath 3 times in one week about a month ago. One night I saw her face get that 'I'm about to poo look...

Arrggghhhhh

Attachment to Dad

Hi all Does anyone else have a Daddy's boy or girl? My husband is away alot, so when home, he ...

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i think it could definatly be a mixture of both. but if he is 5 1/2months i would say he now knows who dad is, and misses him when h...

Kazi

Fathers Day

Howdy - are you all enjoying Fathers Day? We're letting Daddy sleep in then making his favourite ...

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Hi, Hope you guys have a wonderful day! We also let daddy snooze, then made him brekky, ...we were planning to have a bbq in the...

Bess

Unwanted Advice

My husband and I had such a blue last night all because he decided to phone his sister for advice...

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hay, obviosly your daughter needed her sleep, it was very wrong of him to phone ehr without talking it through with you first, but i...

kiwicolz

he thinks i think he is stupid!!!

I was just wondering who else out there second guesses their partners. Not cause they think they...

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I am exactly the same like you kiwicolz, i try so hard not to be like this as i too know my husband is not an idiot, but sometimes i...

JaznMel

dad doesn't get involved

Hi everyone... I have a 3 1/2 yr old girl and a 1 year old girl. When our second was born, my hus...

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i think, maybe sugest for him to watch the movie later, when they have gone to bed. I had the same issue with my other half. We tal...

kookymom

daddy loves bonding

Hi. How are we all this lovely day? I thought i'd good story about dads bonding. My hubby LOVES ...

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i love reading about dads bonding with their little ones when my little girl was born daddy was over the moon and even now when we g...

Wynter-Rose'sMummy

when baby crys he sayd something in him clicks

my partner has two other children from previous relationships that he didnt really have much to d...

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When Zhara was little I would make an effort to get them together. Zhara would be happy untill she looked up and saw who had her an...

IzNChar

Not for dad.....

Isabella is now 6 & a half months old and she seems to not want to settle for dad (or just takes ...

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Hi Michelle, I think its just a phase that all kids go through. You have to remember ther is alot of things going on for a 6 month o...

Princess~Leia

making kiddy stuff

hey guys, thought i would see if any one else out there has a hubby who wants to make stuff for t...

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Hi I have a handy hubby too. He made a playpen for bubs (an out door set sounds really good). He has made a dining table, entertainm...

cheekytots

so much work!!

hi my partner has now got 3 jobs flooring, handy man for a retirement place (own companies) and w...

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Hi, my partner has one job, but its on call 24/7 and He works ALOT I hardly ever see him, and Liam misses out abit too. And of cour...

Princess~Leia

being the favourite!

I dont know how the rest of you feel, but i hate the feeling of not being the favourite! as soon ...

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hi, my son alos hears daddy pull up and he is arced to the top of the stairs screaming dad dad. Mum is invisible once mum is home, w...

bradynsmumjen

Dads got no idea

A bit of a funny story to start. I prepard a couple of extra spud for dinner last night. Dad endd...

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At least he cooks.My hubby works from 8:30 to 6:00 and can not cook,can't change his daughters nappy,can't make her a bottle,can't w...

Liams Mum

Where to now?

My partner and I are considering a trial seperation, I really don't know what to do, we really we...

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Hi my name is Amanda and i have a 4 month old son... My partner and i kind of went through the same thing.. Seth wasn't planned (not...

Gemmagirl

Dad Stories

I have just read another forum from a father and I would love to read more from dads and thier ex...

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ME TOO, i want to hear more dad's comments. it always gives me hints in what my other half is thinking or doing... in relation to ba...

cam's mum

Older Dad

my husband is a really wonderful Dad to our 9 month old son. he adores our son, and our son adore...

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Hi Cam's mum, I hope i'm not too late. My name is Rebecca, I'm 24 years old and I married a 52 year old man last november. We have ...

How can i get dad more involved?

Hi Guy's, I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions as to how I can get dad more involved wit...

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Hi Storm, I know your add was posted a while ago but i was hoping things went well for you and you now had some advise for me.(or an...

psychick

will my baby remember?

Hi all when our son was born, my hubby bonded straight away with him, he did everything for him, ...

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Hi I’m practically in the same boat. I have a 7 mth old baby girl and my fiancé is an American, He is in the Army and we are moving ...

Gumboot

Single Mum

Hi, my name is Kimberly and I am a single mum with a 9 month old son, Caleb. I get along really ...

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hi all the single mothers and mothers out there, my daughter, ex husband and i went to the park yesterday and it was the first tim...

Sarah's mum

The little Wonders They do.

Hi everyone. Name: Sarah Larraine Atkinson Due: 14 October 2004 Born: 2 November 2004 When Our ...

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Hello Twins +1 When my daughter Sarah does spend time with her dad it does make me melt. cuz i see how much he loves her in his eye...

Husbands doing housework

Does anyone have a could approach towards the request of having your male partner do more housewo...

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Hi Girls, lol at least all your hubby's have a decent amount of land to mow. We have 10 square metres if that! And I still had trou...

jodi

Guilty Working mum

Hi, my name is Jodi and I have a beautiful 9 month old son named Caleb. I returned to work as a ...

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With my first child, I went back to full time work when she was 6 weeks, with my second, I went back when he was 13 weeks (I've been...

dove

keeping dadin the pitchure?

hi i have a nearly 7 month old daughter and broke up with my husband about 2 months and i am liv...

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hi Dove, send him pictures every month via the internet and interesting tidbits about what your daughter is doing, for example sit...

amanda

Saying Dadda

My partner is getting really upset because our 11 month old daughter will not say dadda, but she ...

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Krysta said Dadda first, now she can say Bub bub and Ah (for up) but just laughs at me when I say Mum Little smarty pants

Megan72

first time on parents exchange

Hi my name is Megan, I live in West Auck,NZ. I have a nearly 15mnth old son and on looking throug...

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Hi Megan. I also browse this site but don't often post anything. If you want a NZ based site try... www.treasuresbaby.com They hav...

Tepe

Dad bonding with No2!

Hi everyone, hope someone might be able to help me! My husband seems to have no contact with our ...

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Hey there My hubby is the same as well...He is a SUPER Dad, with our now 3 year old daughter, he is and always has been fantastic, b...

gewle

Maintenance Advice

Hi Everyone I am after some advice. DDs father left when I was 4 months preg for someone else I s...

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Remember, the child always needs to come first, bitterness between the parents isnt doing the child any good

larasmummy

what to do with the dad...

hi im a 23yr old single mum with a 61/2 month old daughter. I was with my babys father for 4 year...

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Hello Larasmummmy all i can suggest to you is that you put you daughter 1st and then yourself and dont worry about bubs father. as ...

mummy1300

Not coping livin with Daddy

hi all i am currently in a situation where my partner and i can no longer get on we have been fi...

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Life's too short Mandi, don't waste it. I still can't believe how long I stayed with my ex for - living in total hell. I don't reg...

Joshy's mum

Dad works night shift, Routine what routine!!!!

Hi everyone, my boy is nearly 5 months old he still feeds every 4 hours. When dad gets home from ...

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Hi zoes mum. theres a website you can look at if u r interested.its www.dadsanddaughters.com its about quality time and things dad...

klr

Distant Dad

I am the very proud mum of a perfect little 12wk boy. My partner and I parted 2wks before I found...

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Thanks for your thoughts and the website (I will definately check it out. It's a tough situation and one that I thought I would neve...

aglio

dad

Daddy is in the navy and has been gone for 6 months over in the iraq war, worried that my son won...

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By the sounds of it, you showing pictures to Declan is a great move! It wont be a total suprise to see what his daddy looks like. It...

barmy

baby bonding with dads

is there any evidence to suggest what the minimum time a father should spend with their baby duri...

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i would say as much as possible

LisaSD

Jealous Dad

Ive just recently become a single mum and my babys father is so jelous and insecure of everything...

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lisaSD, he has no control over your life. he is still the baby's father, but you both have to understand that because you's are not ...

Daddy bits!

Well, that got your attention. I thought it would be fun to share some little bit about what Dad...

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my friend and i had our baby at around the same time... i had a girl, she had a boy.. my husbad pinches the nappy to see if it is we...

littlegrr

bub not bonding

hi I'm a 23yr old first time mum whos having problems with bub and dad. My 4month old son doesn't...

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my bub and husband are fine together... at first it was hard because i was breastfeeding, but with patience, we worked through it. a...