Hi guys. My name is Pete. I am a 43 year old married family man. I live outside of Philly. I was so glad to find this site. It's rare to find a place where men can be real men. I'm here to make…Continue
"I did that with my son and daughter, too, when they were small. Now-a-days there are rare times when my son is showering and I am shaving and we swap stations when finished. My wife does the same with my daughter.
We go to the fitness center…"
"A shower might be a bit much for these senses for a two year old. You can see how he reacts. I might wait awhile before introducing him to the shower. As to being in there with hi, I think it is only safe. Two just seems young. We often try to rush…"
"I really agree on that. Same thing with my upbringing. Dad and I weren't all that close. About the only time I saw him naked was in the hospital before he died. My wife is extremely modest, so my boys grew up that way as well. Very…"
"I realize this thread is almost 3 years old, and I'm wondering how things had progressed, Peter. How is your relationship w/ your son?
Because the guy who replaced the faucets in our shower did such a crappy job, it's just easier to…"
"Go for it. I posed the same question on a different group's page. I have an almost 4 year old. We shower together a few times a week. He is comfortable in the shower though does not like the spray of water, so he stands…"
"I use college memorabilia. Great reminders of some of the best years of our lives. It can include diplomas, sports souvenirs, art work, music, photos, etc. The possibilities are endless. You can use memorabilia from your own college or from colleges…"
Hey Peter, Here's a hearty West Texas welcome to AoM. There are plenty of topics and discussions you will enjoy. But don't forget to read Brett McKay's articles, they are full of information and fun facts.
"I think Native Son nailed it. I'll go further. Not only are these things not taught in schools, there are few apprenticeships, and few fathers willing and able to teach this (many reasons). I'd dare say that in some…"
"Ok, everyone is saying to read a lot, and that is certainly true. But write also. How about writing about that child you're bringing into the world? Notebook it or blog it. Becoming a dad has been the best experience I have ever…"
"Literally millions of hobbies to take up. Carpentry, plumbing, gardening, car care, electricity, cooking, athletics, reading. You are on the right track already. Exercise extreme patience with the boys or they will hate being…"
"Points for you to ponder: Have you forgiven her? Has she forgiven herself? Now, have you forgiven yourself? (What? But I...) Sush, just shush. Think about how you reacted to the news. Turmoil may have caused you to…"