Day 20 – Nappy Flap Flop

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The philosopher George Santayana said, ‘Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.’ Sam Avery is now pretty sure he knows what that means.

#30: The 12 Different Types of Nappy


Opening your baby’s nappy is like a box of chocolates — you never know what you’re going to get and you’ll probably end up with sticky fingers. My twin boys are 10 weeks old and these are the 12 types of nappy I’ve encountered so far.

The Four Surprises of Parenting

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John Jericiau of The Next Family was ready for some parts of being a dad…but not everything (like that one diaper…).

From a Dad: Three Cool Things and One Warning for Raising Babies


The first time your baby signs “more” during a meal, you will flip out.

Things I Won’t Miss About Being a Stay at Home Dad to Babies

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Now that his kids are a little bit older, Jeff Bogle can say it: there are things he won’t miss about having babies.

Baby Stuff


In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” Matt faces his fears and buys a doll for his daughter, which gets him thinking about the stuff we accumulate, the sacrifices we make as our lives change, and what makes us human.

A Stay-At-Home Dad Spills

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Dave’s a remarkable writer and an even more remarkable dad and man.

Another Dad Blogger Screws Up


When one gender is put on a pedestal in the world of parenting, it just makes everything worse.

Why Huggies’ New Commercial ‘Spaghetti Night’ Works


All Jim Higley wants is for Huggies to portray dads as they are. Not to canonize them, but to simply portray dads as men who love their kids and who are comfortable digging in with the daily work of parenting.

Huggies: Even Dads Can Use Them

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The latest ad campaign from Huggies gets put to the test by dads who refuse to be labeled as inept parents.

Huggies: Get Over the Gender Thing, Will Ya?

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Jim Higley watched the new Huggies commercial that puts the emphasis on dads. And it’s got his underwear in knots.

Three Kids, Three Kinds of Diapers, One Long Weekend


Even the shortest trips mean you have to bring stuff. A lot of stuff.

What I Have Learned About Babies


In the first month with the “Love, Recorded” baby, Matt’s in-laws return, poop is discussed with great seriousness, crying is everywhere and sleep is nowhere.

11 Insanely Sexualized Children’s Products


Breastfeeding dolls, denim diapers, and a baby you can shave. Is there anything they don’t make?

A Touchy Subject

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You may have an unhealthily Puritanical aversion to your body’s various parts and functions, but children don’t. Children are free and open with their bodies and have no time for your squeamishness.

Because I'm the Dad, That's Why!

Liam Johnson on the “joys” of parenting, and why he hasn’t received a Father’s Day card yet.