You hear it all the time when friends call to ‘do road’ and the man at home lament “I can’t go bro, I’m babysitting”. It begs the question how is it that women take care of their children daily but when fathers do it is generally seen as ‘babysitting’? How does one ‘babysit’ their own children?
Now there is one universal, irrefutable truth that men generally do not like to hear … while you refer to us as the ‘weaker sex’ , you all cannot handle pain very well. From a simple toothache or gas pain to a complicated hernia, men act as if the world is ending and want to be pampered and waited at the first hint of pain.
Now some men will be up in arms about what I’m about to say but my back broad. Yall can’t handle pain very well yet you think of us as the weaker species. Go figure. If you have a splinter in your finger or have a tooth ache, the world is coming to an end and don’t get me started on when it come to you men having the flu or a simple cold.
Recently I attend the christening of my god son and when I posted the pictures of me with little Izzy, lots of people said that ‘baby fit me’ and I should have another. Sentiments I have been hearing for years. While I love babies and think I’m an awesome god mom, I have no intention of trodding back down that particular road at all. Continue reading…