After engaging with fathers and pledging to care for the other half of the parenting equation, Huggies continues to push their “Huggies Mommy Answers” with largely-good commercials, but the same narrow, single-minded mom focus.
Dads, do you have questions about raising your kids? Where do you go? Who do you ask? Unfortunately, you’re not in Huggies’ demographic, so it’s not their problem. Go ask a buddy.
If you’re a parent, you already know that baby wipes are pretty versatile. Anything that can wipe feces off of your skin has got to be good for more than just dookie patrol. But all wipes are not made equal – and some parents will go through multiple brands and styles before finding one they (or their babies) like. Our family personally test-drove at least 4 different brands of wipes, and 1/3 through a pack, would switch to another if the scent was too strong or we didn’t like the way they felt on
our our baby’s skin.
Besides, if these little rectangular things come 8-billion to a pack and are soaked with some light lotions, detergents and (primarily) water, there’s got to be ways to re-purpose them for other tasks. And if they’re good enough for your baby’s anus, don’t pretend like you’re too high and mighty to use them for your own purposes.
Also, this article, because of it’s nature, is “strongly-worded.” So, you might not want to read this aloud in a kindergarten.
You knew that your life would forever be changed when you became a father. No one, however, told you that you’d be living like a homeless person, simply because you have a kid.
There’s a silent thing that dads have: we can see it in each others’ eyes, or maybe it’s in their aroma. Single guys give each other crap about not being presentable. But once you’re a father, you can walk into a social gathering looking like you just had dinner and a nap behind a Carrow’s dumpster, and other fathers know – it’s the mark of a real father to look like a disheveled lump of crap.
I know what you’re saying: “But Zach, I’m totally put-together and clean-smelling, and I’m a father!” Well, the following are the 5 ways that fatherhood has made you live like a homeless, train-hopping hobo, and I bet you do more of them than you think.