By Daddy Danny Monday, January 30th, 2012
Miranda and I are taking over the DadLabs Live Show on February 15 at 2pm CST/ 3pm EST. We are calling it the “DadLabs Virtual Baby Shower Live Show”.
Miranda and I have been fortunate to already receive such great products from Baby Bjorn, like the Babysitter Balance, Baby Carrier Air and Spirit, Soft Bib, Dishes, Travel Crib.
The items that we still need are as listed:
Infant Car Seat
Hip and stylish Diaper Bag that will make a dad look awesome.
Infant Vacuum Cleaner…no wait, that’s not a real item…yet
Here’s the cool part about the “DadLabs Virtual Baby Shower Live Show”: Whatever Miranda and I receive on the Live Show, we are giving away the same thing to a lucky viewer. Now, I don’t know how many of you have been to a baby shower where you get gifts too, but that sounds like the perfect place to be. So, we are inviting you to watch and win on the DadLabs Virtual Baby Shower Live Show” on February 15th. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/dadlabs
Tags: babybjorn, dad, DadLabs, gifts, giveaway, giveaways, live show, parenting, shopping, wife Posted in Breastfeeding, Car Seats, DadLabs, Diaper Pails, Fatherhood, Health, Marriage, Pregnancy, Strollers |
By Daddy Danny Thursday, December 15th, 2011
Here is my list of the Top Ten Miranda Pregnancy Quotes of the 1st Trimester.
10. “I don’t want to fall asleep on the couch again. I’ll just wake up and be depressed.”
9. “One thing about being pregnant is you get to know every bathroom.”
8. “Oh…I’m probably going to go throw up in a minute, so use the bathroom now if you need to.”
7. “One thing’s for sure…I don’t ever want to be bulimic.”
6. “Somebody needs to design a food kit for the first trimester, and all the food keeps you from vomiting.”
5. “It’s like a ritual now, to kneel by the toilet.”
4. “I’m sorry I knocked over the table. I guess I don’t realize how big my stomach is.”
3. “What if my stomach has become addicted to throwing up? What if “it” likes it?”
2. “I’m really disappointed I threw up at Crackle Barrel.”
And the Number One Miranda Pregnancy Quote is:
1. “Being pregnant is hard! It’s everyday!”
Coming Soon, Miranda Pregnancy Quotes from the 2nd Trimester. If you have a favorite from my twitter feed @PregnancyQuotes leave a comment and let me know what your favorite is.
Tags: dad, daddy, dads, Health, kids, pregnant, quotes, top ten, trimester, wife Posted in Breastfeeding, DadLabs, Fatherhood, Health, Marriage, Pregnancy, activities |
By Dad News Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
Hospitals Fail in Support of Breastfeeding, CDC Says: Across the country, just 14 percent of these institutions have a model written breastfeeding policy in place, and the majority give infants food or drink other than breast milk when it’s not medically necessary, according to the agency’s August issue of Vital Signs. (ABC News)
A Stay-At-Home Dad Wonders Why He Gets the Hairy Eyeball on Playgrounds: “Of course, I’m a potential predator simply because I’m a guy. It must be inconceivable for a man to comfort his own child, so the obvious conclusion is I’m attempting to abduct a kid in broad daylight and pick up some half-price noodles and toothpaste at the same time. Slightly less offensive is the notion a woman can be automatically granted a free pass.” (Today.com)
Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Lessen Infant Colds: Pregnant women who consume plenty of omega-3 fatty acids from supplements or natural sources such as salmon may be helping to fortify the immune system of their babies, a new study in the journal Pediatrics suggests. (CNN.com)
Study Finds Kids Want More Info About Their Hospital Care: The study authors interviewed 55 children and teens, aged 7 to 18, at three hospitals and found that the kids wanted to be included in discussions about their care and to have their views and concerns taken seriously. While some felt included in discussions, most reported difficulties. (HealthDay)
Indoor Mold Poses Key Asthma Risk for Babies: When infants are exposed to mold in thed home, their risk for developing asthma more than doubles, according to a study published Tuesday in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. The study doesn’t prove mold causes asthma, but it does suggest that exposure to mold during infancy is linked to the development of chronic inflammation of the lung airways, which causes wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. (CNN.com)
Many Kids Abuse Controlled Medications: More than one in five teens who get strong painkillers, stimulants or other controlled medications from their doctor take too much of the substances, according to a new survey of Michigan students. (Reuters)
Tags: asthma, drugs, hospitals, sahd Posted in Breastfeeding, Health, News, Pregnancy |
By Dad News Thursday, June 16th, 2011
Breastfeeding Linked to Lower Risk of SIDS: Babies who are breastfed – especially those only fed breast milk, and not formula as well – are less likely to die of sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, suggests a new analysis of past studies. (Reuters)
Smartphone Danger: Distracted Parenting: “Mama, put the phone AWAY.” That’s my kid talking to me, and she’s only 3. She’s scolding me, but she’s scolding you, too. (CNN.com)
Kids At Risk: Say Something Or Bite Your Tongue?: These situations make us cringe but it can be hard to know how we should react. Is it an innocent bystander’s ethical duty to approach the parent in the name of a child’s safety, or does society dictate minding one’s own business? (CNN.com)
Study: Living With Pets May Protect Infants from Allergies: Children who live with dogs and cats are less likely to develop allergies to those animals later in life, but only if the pet is under the same roof while the child is still an infant, a new study suggests. (Time.com)
Training Via Video Game Shown to Boost Kid’s Brain Power: Playing a memory-straining video game can help children solve problems more easily, a goal that can be difficult to achieve through so-called cognitive training, a new study suggests. (HealthDay)
Two Dads Offer the Perfect Antidote to Helicopter Parenting: A Guide to ‘Safe’ Roughhousing: It took an M.D. and a Ph.D. to come up with “The Art of Roughhousing,” a new parenting guide to good old-fashioned horseplay complete with ultra-simple diagrams for a safe “raucous pillow fight” or round of “human cannonball.” (Washington Post)
Tags: allergies, pets, smartphones, video games Posted in Breastfeeding, Fatherhood, News, Safety, Tech, discipline |
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