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Old 08-13-10, 08:58 PM
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Is There a Daddy In The House?

So yeah, I never thought I'd be making one of these threads, but here I am. The wife woke up at 4 this morning, decided to take a test, and a few hours ago the doctor confirmed it:

There will be at least one little nickdawgy running around soon.

Yeah, I know it sounds scary. People keep asking me if I am nervous or freaking out, but I am pretty calm. Maybe it's the shock of it all? I mean good shock. We were kind of in "if it happens, it happens" mode, but we're pretty happy about it.

Any advice on how to handle all of this? I mean all (okay most) jokes aside.....
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Don't tell anyone you know until at least 3 months or longer depending on who it is
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Congrats!
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

You're in for a wild ride.

And a great one.

Congrats!
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

congrats!
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Congrats man.

Cool stuff.
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Congrats

You have 9 months to pre-sleep. And get your alcohol in before birth since you may not be able to for a while after that
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Originally Posted by al_bundy View Post
Don't tell anyone you know until at least 3 months or longer depending on who it is
I told the people stealing my cans and the Wells Fargo finance people first. Now they know we need the money more than they do.

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Originally Posted by al_bundy View Post
Congrats

You have 9 months to pre-sleep. And get your alcohol in before birth since you may not be able to for a while after that
I don't drink but that makes me wonder....does this seriously kill your gaming time and change what you do or watch? What new sacrifices or life changes must a sports loving, video gaming, blu-ray watching new Dad make?
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Originally Posted by nickdawgy View Post
....does this seriously kill your gaming time and change what you do or watch?
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Congratulations!
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Congrats, nickdawgy!
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Originally Posted by al_bundy View Post
Don't tell anyone you know until at least 3 months or longer depending on who it is
Congrats Nick!

And yeah, not to be incredibly depressing as well, but I often hear the advice of not telling anyone for at least 3 or 4 months.
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

It's your wife that needs to be scared. Trying to squeeze out something the size of a large grapefruit from that small hole probably doesn't sound too thrilling....

Congrats anyway!
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Originally Posted by JumpCutz View Post
I guess you answered my question.

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Congrats Nick!

And yeah, not to be incredibly depressing as well, but I often hear the advice of not telling anyone for at least 3 or 4 months.
Is that because of the fact there could be complications? I think I am most worried about that. Miscarraige, premature birth, birth defects, kid looking anything like me, etc.

My wife couldn't wait to tell everyone
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

for the first year, pretty much take anything you like to do or spend time on and throw it out the window. my son just turned 1 last week, so it's getting better. getting back into the rhythm of gaming and watching movies, but it's definitely not like it used to be.
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

thanks for adding to the earths over population. be more careful next time please.
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Can't wait until nickpuppy posts here.
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Originally Posted by nickdawgy View Post
Is that because of the fact there could be complications? I think I am most worried about that. Miscarraige, premature birth, birth defects, kid looking anything like me, etc.

My wife couldn't wait to tell everyone
Miscarriages are much more common than what most folks realize. And they typically happen in the early stages of pregnancy.

But sure, waiting to tell folks is much easier said than done.
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for the first year, pretty much take anything you like to do or spend time on and throw it out the window. my son just turned 1 last week, so it's getting better. getting back into the rhythm of gaming and watching movies, but it's definitely not like it used to be.
I'm not complaining, I think I was more concerned about watching movies or playing games that I'd not think twice about before (like Boogie Nights or GTA). I don't want to fill the kids head with bad images.

Originally Posted by chino77 View Post
thanks for adding to the earths over population. be more careful next time please.


Okay, we will.

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Can't wait until nickpuppy posts here.
We just need Infidel to make a little Drink-Boy for him to hang out with.

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Miscarriages are much more common than what most folks realize. And they typically happen in the early stages of pregnancy.

But sure, waiting to tell folks is much easier said than done.
I guess we will see. I am not gonna lie, I am very nervous.
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Congrats! My only advice is to sleep now while you can

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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

Congratulations!!

I don't have kids but people have told me that life as you know it is over (or something along those lines).
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[QUOTE=tommyp007;10321204]Congrats! My only advice is to sleep now while you can

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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

My daughter is 18 months and I can tell you that at about 12-14 months it goes from being a chore (although you don't really feel that way) to being really, really fun. The older she gets the more she just cracks me up. Congrats man.
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Re: Is There a Daddy In The House?

yep. once they start walking, it's way more fun because they want to be super adventurous.

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